Qu Dongyu met Pope Francis in Rome after being elected to lead the FAO, which is based in the Italian capital. Photo: Twitter

Why does new Chinese head of UN food agency feed US suspicion?

  • Beijing’s vice-minister for agriculture Qu Dongyu takes over at the United Nations’ biggest technical agency in August
  • His election furthers China’s advance at the UN as US slashes its funding of international bodies
Topic |   China-Africa relations

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Qu Dongyu met Pope Francis in Rome after being elected to lead the FAO, which is based in the Italian capital. Photo: Twitter
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