4 December 2015, Rome -- FAO and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) are embarking on a four-year partnership to improve diets, strengthen agricultural research to combat hunger, and track international progress toward more food security and better nutrition.
More specifically, the two agencies will collaborate on important areas such as policy guidelines for healthy diets and to develop a diet-diversity index.
Drawing on IFPRI’s strength in research and FAO’s
4 December 2015, Rome - FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva and Samoa’s Minister of Agriculture, Le Mamea Ropati, celebrated the strengthening of the mutual relations as the first Permanent Representative of Samoa to FAO, Ambassador Fatumanava III Dr Pa’olelei Luteru, presented his credentials.
Following the ceremony on the sidelines of the 153rd session of the FAO Council, Ambassador Luteru, who is based in Brussels, appointed his Alternate Permanent Representative,
4 December 2015, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with Cyprus’ Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources Nicos Kouyialis, for talks that focused on the next session of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean to be hosted by Cyprus in March 2016.
The purpose of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean of the FAO is to ensure
3 December 2015, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with Sudan’s Federal Minister for Agriculture and Forestry, Ibrahim Adam Ahmed Al-Dekhairi, for talks that focused on the ongoing collaboration between the Organization and Sudan.
The Minister presented the main elements of the Sudanese five-year Strategic Development Plan, which aims at creating a major positive transformation of the Sudanese economy. These include a strong focus on agriculture,
3 de diciembre de 2015, Roma - El Director General de la FAO, Graziano da Silva, recibió hoy al Ministro de Agricultura y Bosques de Guinea Ecuatorial, Mba Olo Bahamonde, para evaluar el progreso del acuerdo de colaboración destinado a promover el desarrollo agrícola en el país durante los próximos siete años.
Durante el encuentro, que tuvo lugar en el contexto del 153º Periodo de sesiones del Consejo de la