Going Green

Monday, November 19, 2007

FAO Seeking to Remake Itself

With agriculture's return to center stage in the world, the FAO seeks to remake itself to accomodate the new realities it faces.

“New agriculture” needs new FAO

Climate change, population growth and FAO’s own future among key challenges

19 November 2007, Rome - Agriculture will play a crucial role in the key issues facing humanity this century, FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf said today. “I should like to see the new agriculture aligned with a new FAO”.

Dr Diouf was addressing FAO’s supreme governing body, the 192-member Conference, at the start of a week-long session due to decide on proposals for a major reform of...(complete article here).

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