Saouma

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Edouard Saouma - Legacy
... Saouma's tenure at FAO was marked by dedication to (and support from) third world countries, his independence from major donor countries, US, Canada, Australia, and his numerous initiatives. ... Yet many food experts believe that Saouma was more successful than he might have been otherwise in identifying the F.A.O ... Saouma's controversial leadership was assessed by an unclassified State Department message to American diplomatic posts which stated of Saouma He has done an ...
FAOSTAT - Criticism - 1970s, 80s, 90s
... Edouard Saouma, the Director-General of FAO, was also criticised in Graham Hancock's book 'Lords of Poverty, published in 1989 ... Mention is made of Saouma's 'fat pay packet', his 'autocratic' management style, and his 'control over the flow of public information' ... Despite the criticism, Edouard Saouma served as DG for three consecutive terms from 1976 to 1993 ...