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Graziano da Silva meets ECOSOC’s President Shava in New York

20 September 2016, New York - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met the President of the United Nation’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Frederick Musiiwa Makamure Shava where they discussed shared priorities in FAO and ECOSOC’s areas of work.

During their talks on the side-lines of the United Nation’s General Assembly in New York, Shava expressed his concern about the issue of food insecurity in Africa and assured

Graziano da Silva meets BSEC Secretary-General Michael B. Christides

New York, 21 July 2016 – The Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC) and FAO have agreed to work together on a plan to stamp out illegal fishing practices in the Black Sea.

The announcement was made when BSEC Secretary-General Michael B. Christides and FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met today in New York.

They said the plan would be ready by June 2017 and that the BSEC, in relation

Talks on joint efforts against hunger and malnutrition

20 September 2016, New York - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Queen Letizia of Spain, FAO's Special Ambassador for Nutrition, on the sidelines of 71st session of the UN General Assembly for talks that focused on joint efforts to end hunger and promote healthy diets for all. 

Talks on support to forest and farm producer organizations

12 September 2016, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with AgriCord's President, Jean-François Isambert, to discuss fruitful cooperation in the framework of the FAO-hosted Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) partnership, which has enabled direct support to forest and farm producer organizations to develop their capacities, particularly relating to business, organizational and policy advocacy skills. 

AgriCord is a board member to the FFF, launched in 2012 and aimed at

Seguimiento a la cooperación en materia de seguridad alimentaria y desarrollo rural

Roma, 5 de septiembre de 2016 - El Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, mantuvo hoy un encuentro con el Ministro de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperación, José Manuel García-Margallo, en la sede de la organización en Roma.

Durante el mismo, Graziano da Silva y García-Margallo repasaron la cooperación entre la FAO y España, país que mantiene un sólido compromiso con los objetivos de lucha contra el

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