On Saturday April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador killing hundreds of people, leaving thousands wounded and causing severe damage to infrastructure. Access to safe drinking water and storage, as well as shelter is urgently needed. With your help we can reach the most vulnerable populations with vital assistance.
José Graziano da Silva
José Graziano da Silva is Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Graziano da Silva led the team that designed and implemented Brazil’s "Zero Hunger" (Fome Zero) program that helped lift 28 million people out of extreme poverty. In his 30 years working on rural development, food security, and agrarian economics, he has written and edited 26 books. Find him on Twitter at @grazianodasilva.