11 April 2017, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Japan’s Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Motome Takisawa, who was in Rome to attend the G-7 Energy Ministerial meeting.
FAO Director-General will visit Japan in May to boost public awareness of the Organization’s strong ties with its second-largest donor.
Watch the Vice-Minister's remarks following the meeting:
12 de abril de 2017, Roma - El Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, recibió hoy en la FAO a la Primera Dama de Panamá, Lorena Castillo de Varela, que presentó su programa Biocomunidad para la erradicación de la pobreza en comunidades indígenas.
El proyecto, que ha pasado a integrarse en una estrategia nacional, ha apoyado hasta la fecha a 14 comunidades seleccionadas en base a
7 April 2017, Rome - During his two-day visit to the Lake Chad region, FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva met the UN Special Envoy for the Sahel, Hiroute Guebre Sellassie, and reported on his on-going efforts to raise international attention to the Lake Chad Crisis.
3 April 2017, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met William Lacy Swing, Director-General of the International Organization for Migration, for talks that focused on the close linkages between food security and migration.
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30 March 2017, Rome - FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva today met Faisal Al Hasawi, Director-General of the Public Authority of Agriculture Affairs and Fish Resources of Kuwait, who is in Rome to attend an international three-day meeting to debate and define an international action plan to stop the spread of the Red Palm Weevil, a pest that attacks date and coconut- producing palms and ornamental palms.