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A milestone in collaboration
23 May 2015, Astana, Kazakhstan - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and Kazakhstan's Minister of Agriculture Assylzhan Mamytbekov today signed an agreement establishing an FAO Partnership and Liaison Office in the country.

FAO's new partnership progamme with Kazakhstan will facilitate international cooperation efforts, bringing FAO and the government together to support of national development goals and priorities as well as assist other countries in
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FAO Director-General addresses Astana Economic Forum
21 May 2015, Astana, Kazakhstan - Eradicating chronic hunger and malnutrition worldwide will require the collaboration of both developed and emerging economies, and Kazakhstan is well positioned for leadership in this area. These were among the points highlighted by FAO Director-General Jose' Graziano da Silva as he addressed the VIII Astana Economic Forum here today.

Graziano acknowledged the recent progress of many countries in reducing the
“FAO has never been so relevant, active and important to food security in the world” - Quinn

18 May 2015, Rome - The Director-General today met Ambassador Kenneth Quinn, President of the World Food Prize Foundation at FAO’s headquarters.

The World Food Prize is the foremost international award recognizing the achievements of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world.

During their meeting, Ambassador Quinn praised the Director-General for his leadership of the Organization.

“FAO has never been so

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FAO Director-General stresses the need for an "all-government" approach
12 May 2015, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea - The Eleventh Meeting of Southwest Pacific Ministers of Agriculture under the theme "Climate Smart Agriculture" began today with Papua New Guinea Deputy Prime Minister Leo Dion and FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva highlighting some of the pressing issues affecting the countries in the region.
 
"I believe that the theme Climate Smart Agriculture is timely in view
El ministro de Exteriores de Chile confirma su intervención durante un encuentro con el Director General de la FAO

5 de mayo de 2015, Roma - La presidenta de Chile, Michelle Bachelet, participará en la ceremonia de apertura de la Conferencia de la FAO el próximo 6 de junio,  según informó hoy el Ministro de Asuntos Exteriores de Chile, Heraldo Muñoz, al Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, durante un encuentro mantenido en la sede de la organización en Roma.

La Presidenta Bachelet se dirigirá

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