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Graziano da Silva meets with the Deputy Minister for Fisheries and Agriculture of the Maldives

Principals discuss climate change, water issues and fisheries

14 March 2014, Ulaanbaatar/Mongolia – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met with the Maldives Deputy Minister for Fisheries and Agriculture, Mohammed Shareef, today during the 32nd FAO Asia Pacific Regional Conference, which is the Organization’s regional governing body.

The principals discussed the link between climate change and water-related problems.  Graziano da Silva and the Deputy Minister also spoke about ways to help fishermen in the Maldives improve their work with new and more efficient equipment.