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FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva addresses the plenary at the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development.
Investing in a future free from hunger
With the right investments in agriculture and social production, zero hunger is possible – FAO Director-General at Addis Conference
Highlighting the historic opportunity to become the “Zero Hunger generation”, FAO Director-General José Graziano Da Silva called for additional investments in social protection and rural development at the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, today.
The expected Addis Ababa Accord on Financing for Development will serve as a roadmap for future investments in development that are people-centered and sustainable and a crucial pillar of the UN’s new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
“Through the SDGs and the Accord, the world has declared: ‘Our goal is to end poverty and hunger,'” da Silva said addressing world leaders, civil society and…
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