About: Food and Agriculture Organization

Development Policy 26-09-2017

FAO official: GMOs not needed but we should be open to biotechnologies

The requirements of food production can be met without GMOs but we should not eliminate the broader benefits that biotechnologies can provide, Daniel Gustafson told EURACTIV.com in an interview.
Sue Lautze at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization's headquarters in Rome, Italy. [Alessia Pierdomenico/FAO].
Development Policy 27-06-2014

Sue Lautze: South Sudan needs ‘meaningful peace’

All sides of the conflict in South Sudan have at times become very "fixed, dark and negative" as outbreaks of violence continue. The country needs lasting peace so that it can see the benefits of its agricultural potential, according to the FAO's representative in South Sudan.
Modibo Traoré at the Food and Agriculture Organization's office in Rome, Italy. [FAO/Giulio Napolitano. 2012]
Development Policy 11-04-2014

Modibo Traoré on Africa finding its own development path

There are not enough resources on the planet for Africa to follow the same path as Europe, but by investing in the right areas, the continent can develop sustainably, argues Modibo Traoré.

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