Sustainable soil management key to curbing climate change and ensuring food security – UN agency

Mountain soils are of great importance to ecosystem and food security, according to a newly released United Nations-backed publication, which also highlights technical insights and human activities of a sustainable soil management approach with special attention to mountain peoples.

Ending hunger, boosting nutrition and tackling climate change top priorities – UN agriculture agency chief

José Graziano da Silva, two days after his re-election as the head of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) for another four years, today announced that eradicating hunger, raising levels of nutrition and addressing climate change are among the agency’s top priorities during his second term.

José Graziano da Silva re-elected as head of UN Food and Agriculture Organization

Incumbent Director-General of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) José Graziano da Silva was today re-elected to a second term in the agency's top post with the highest number of votes ever in the history of the FAO.