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FAO boss: in a place that produces so much food, hunger is a crime

josé graziano da silva FAO boss: in a place that produces so much food, hunger is a crime
“Hunger is a crime,” says José Graziano

On June 6, 2015, José Graziano da Silva was re-elected as director general of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). He was first elected to the position in June 2011, starting his term in early 2012, just after the end of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s second term as president of Brazil. Years prior, Mr. Graziano was part of the Lula administration, serving between 2003 and 2004 as the minister of Food Security and the Fight Against Hunger.

He also coordinated the elaboration of the Fome Zero (“Zero Hunger”)...

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