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FAO Director-General meets Japan’s Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

7 July 2017, Rome – Food safety and climate change were the focus of talks between the FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and Japan’s State Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Yosuke Isozaki. The meeting took place at FAO headquarters in Rome on the sidelines of the 40th session of the FAO Conference.

Japan has been an important resource partner to strengthen global food security.

Speaking after the meeting, Mr

Sustainable, healthy food system at centre of discussion

7 July 2017, Rome – The FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva held talks with H.R.H Princess Viktória de Bourbon de Parme at FAO headquarters in Rome after the pair took part in a side-event on nutritious food systems during the FAO Conference.

Princess Viktória is patron of the non-government organization Save the Children in the Netherlands and is passionate about ending hunger.

After the meeting, she said she was pleased

Bilateral meeting on the sidelines of FAO Conference

6 July 2017, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva held talks with Benin's Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Delphin Oloronto Koudandé, who was in Rome to attend FAO's 40th Conference. 

Discussions on joint cooperation

6 July 2017, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met with the Federal Minister of the Ministry of National Food Security and Research of Pakistan, Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan, in Rome to attend FAO's Conference. 

Graziano da Silva reaffirmed FAO’s support to the Government and the people of Pakistan, a country where FAO has about 240 staff based in over 20 offices throughout the territory.

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Agreement signed on the sidelines of FAO 40th Conference

Rome, 5 July 2017 - FAO and Costa Rica will deepen their technical cooperation to foster the exchange of development solutions, technology, technical information and experiences through South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC), so as to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly in the countries of the global South.

Within the framework of an agreement signed today by FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, and Ivannia Quesada