José Graziano da Silva
Last quote by José Graziano da Silva
Soils and pulses embody a unique symbiosis that protects the environment, enhances productivity, contributes to adapting to climate change and provides fundamental nutrients to the soil and subsequent crops.
Dec 05 2016
We can learn a lot about a person if we know what types of things he or she talks about or comments on the most frequently. There are numerous topics with which José Graziano da Silva is associated, including production, soil, and climate change. Most recently, José Graziano da Silva has been quoted saying: “Nutrition must be considered a public issue, a state responsibility.” in the article Rise in malnutrition must be reversed before it creates health 'catastrophe': experts. An other article where José Graziano da Silva has been quoted is Trafficked fishermen risk their lives to feed their families - chaplain.
Quotes by José Graziano da Silva
Dec 01 2016
Nutrition must be considered a public issue, a state responsibility.
Nov 28 2016
We have to guarantee that the seafood reaching our plates has been produced not only in an environmentally sustainable manner, but also in a manner that supports the socio-economic well-being of those who harvest and process it.
Nov 18 2016
The planting season offers a small window of opportunity for local farmers to restore agricultural production. Thousands of families are already facing hunger. Missing the planting season now will result in a serious food and livelihood crisis, and render their situation even more desperate.
Oct 18 2016
There is no doubt climate change affects food security. What climate change does is to bring back uncertainties from the time we were all hunter gatherers. We cannot assure any more that we will have the harvest we have planted.
Oct 17 2016
Unless action is taken now to make agriculture more sustainable, productive and resilient, climate change impacts will seriously compromise food production in countries and regions that are already highly food-insecure. Hunger, poverty and climate change need to be tackled together. This is, not least, a moral imperative as those who are now suffering most have contributed least to the changing climate.
Oct 02 2016
You are confronted by the challenge of keeping nutritious food affordable for the poor, while ensuring good incentives for producers, including family farmers.
Jul 06 2016
These climactic events are also exposing the vulnerability of our grand plans for fighting poverty and sustaining our infrastructure.
Oct 09 2012
That is better news than we have had in the past, but it still means that one person in every eight goes hungry. That is unacceptable, especially when we live in a world of plenty.
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