04 June 2013, Rome, Italy - Daniel Gustafson, FAO Deputy Director-General, Operations. Press conference launching the latest edition of FAO's flagship publication The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA), devoted this year to Food Systems for Better Nutrition. The Report calls for priority action to combat malnutrition through changes in national and international food systems, noting that vitamin and micronutrients deficiency together with obesity and overweight exact social and economic costs running into trillions of dollars a year. SOFA was introduced by a recorded video message from FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva and presented by Daniel Gustafson, FAO Deputy Director-General, Operations and Kostas Stamoulis, Director, FAO Agricultural Development Economics Division. FAO headquarters (Sheikh Zayed International Media and Knowledge Centre).