José Graziano da Silva

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  1. Smartphones Help Latin American Farmers Fight Climate Change

    14 Feb 2018- 07:56 by Local Press Report ROME USA Current News Armed with smartphones, thousands of smallholder farmers across Latin America are set to benefit from a technology boost that will help them deal better with the effects of climate change. A t ...

    Local Press Report - 02/14/2018 - 07:56

  2. UN Food Agency Heads Call for Investment to Address Root Causes of Hunger. Trump-Nominated WFP Chief Beasley Slams Saudi Role in Yemen Crisis

    5 Sep 2017- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The heads of the three food agencies of the United Nations (UN) this week made a joint call for greater investment in long-term activities that strengthen people’s resilience to drought an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/05/2017 - 11:06

  3. Innovation Crucial in Arab Countries

    5 Jul 2017- 09:18 by Local Press Report ROME UN Food and Agriculture Organization Arab states must continue to seek innovations to overcome water scarcity in the face of climate change, said UN Food and Agriculture Organization Director-General José Grazi ...

    Local Press Report - 07/05/2017 - 09:18

  4. UN FAO Urges Natural Water Resources' Security

    6 Oct 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Director General Dr Jose Graziano da Silva met Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan ...

    Local Press Report - 10/06/2016 - 08:21

  5. UN Calls on International Community to Build Resilience, Food Security in Central America

    1 Jul 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The international community must take urgent action to build resilience to ensure food security and restore livelihoods in drought-stricken regions of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, senior Uni ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2016 - 10:07

  6. World Water Council, FAO Intensify Collaboration on Water, Food Security

    19 Jun 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The World Water Council (WWC) and the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) this week announced measures to intensify their partnership in order to strengthen global water and foo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/19/2014 - 10:19

  7. African Land Grabs Created “Wild West” Scenario, Says FAO Chief

    UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Director General José Graziano da Silva has compared land grabs in Africa-- with private investors snatching up inexpensive African lands, primarily for food production needs that threaten the continent’s food se ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:13

  8. World Water Week Will Focus on Food Waste

    About 2,000 conference attendees assembled in Stockholm on August 26 for the opening plenary session of World Water Week, 2012, heard calls for substantial increases in public and private sector investment to reduce losses of food in the supply chain, enh ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/27/2012 - 10:09

  9. Water Scarcity, Demand, Climate Change Mean Lower Food Production, Higher Prices

    Sustainability issues like increasingly degraded farmland, water scarcity, over-exploited fish stocks and more severe weather events caused by climate change – which disrupt current farming practices-- will not only affect production but also mean that th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/17/2012 - 11:33