14 February 2017, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Sudan's Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Ibrahim Adam Eldukheri.
12 February 2017, Dubai - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and the President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Suma Chakrabati, met today at the World Government Summit in Dubai and stressed the need to strengthen policy work to enhance investments in agriculture and agribusiness around the world.
10 February 2017, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Víctor Villalobos, Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) Director-General, for talks that focused on strengthening joint work in the region.
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6 February 2017, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director, Erik Solheim, for talks on cooperation between the two organizations.
Biodiversity is a key subject engaging both organizations, and Solheim urged that it be presented in a more accessible way to achieve a level of public concern comparable to that given to climate change.
“Biodiversity is about the beauty
26 January 2017, Punta Cana –Latin America and the Caribbean could be the first developing region to eradicate hunger completely if all of its governments bolster the implementation of the bloc’s food security plan, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said in an address to presidents and heads of state gathered at a summit in the Dominican Republic.
FAO helped the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) draft