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Focus on promoting youth in agriculture

3 December 2015, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with Gambia’s Minister for Agriculture Ismaila Sanyang and the country’s Secretary General and Minister for Presidential Affairs and Fisheries, Lamin Nyabally, in Rome to attend the 153th FAO Council. 

The discussion touched upon the success of the Gambia in getting its Vision 2016 programme successfully implemented. In addition to the ambitious programme, the Gambian government is working

20 millions de dollars en appui au programme agricole national

3 décembre 2015, Rome--- Le Directeur général de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, s’est entretenu aujourd’hui avec Mme Clémentine Ananga Messina, Ministre déléguée auprès du Ministre de l’Agriculture et du Développement Rural du Cameroun, en marge de la 153ème session du Conseil de l’Organisation.

Au cours de la récente visite de M. José Graziano da Silva au Cameroun, un Accord de partenariat de 20 millions de dollars en appui

La lutte antiacridienne: une priorité pour le gouvernement malgache et la FAO

2 décembre 2015, Rome--- Le Directeur général de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, s’est entretenu aujourd’hui avec M. Roland Ravatomanga, Ministre malgache de l’agriculture, en marge de la 153ème session du Conseil de l’Organisation.

A cette occasion, M. Ravatomanga a reconnu les accomplissements significatifs de la FAO en matière de sécurité alimentaire et de réduction de la pauvreté depuis sa création en 1945. Selon le ministre malgache, les célébrations

Talks focus on the implementation of Zero Hunger Challenge national plan

2 December 2015, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Nepal’s Minister for Agricultural Development, Haribol Prasad Gajurel, for talks focusing on the FAO-Nepal collaboration, acknowledging the country’s recently promulgated constitution that recognizes the Right to Food for all citizens.

In their discussions which took place at the margins of the meeting of FAO’s executive Council, Graziano da Silva underscored FAO’s continued support, especially for the small-holder

Fostering knowledge sharing and technology transfers between developing countries

29 November 2015, Rome – FAO and the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) agreed today to strengthen their cooperation to foster institutional capacity development, improve technology and enhance experience transfer in areas such as crop production technologies, pest and soil management and animal health, and to do so through ways that support the sharing of resources between developing countries.   

Chinese Vice Minister of Agriculture and CAAS President Jiayang Li