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“The new 2030 agenda brings a larger mandate to FAO and your role is only greater”

14 October 2015, Rome - The recent adoption of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals marks a turning point in the global community’s approach to development and calls for a revitalized Global Partnership for Sustainable Development, FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva said in his address to over 200 members of the Private Sector attending the 4th FAO private sector dialogue  in Rome.

“Most of the new 17 Sustainable

El Director General se reúne con el Ministro de Agricultura y Bosques

13 de abril de 2014, Roma – El Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, ha mantenido hoy un encuentro con el Ministro de Agricultura y Bosques de Guinea Ecuatorial, Mba Olo Bahamonde, que se encuentra en Roma para participar en el Comité de Seguridad Alimentaria Mundial (CSA) que tiene lugar esta semana en la sede de la FAO.

El Comité de Seguridad Alimentaria Mundial (CSA) es la

Talks on enhanced cooperation

12 October 2015, Rome – FAO Director-General today met Romania’s Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development of Romania, Daniel Constantin, at FAO headquarters in Rome.

Both principals discussed the positive progress of bilateral cooperation.

Minister Constantin said Romania looks forward to enhancing its cooperation with FAO in supporting agriculture and rural development in Moldovia also by providing its expertise.

FAO Director-General participated in the II Our Ocean meeting

6 October 2015, Santiago, Chile - The huge potential of the oceans, seas and coastal areas for sustainable development and hunger eradication will only be realized if they are kept healthy and productive, said FAO Director-General, Jose Graziano da Silva, during the high-level international meeting Our Ocean, held in Valparaiso, Chile.

The meeting, which had the participation of over 400 people representing governments, civil society and academia, has been mainly engaged

Norwegian contribution of USD 1.8 million seeks to strengthen the implementation of the Voluntary guidelines for sustainability of small-scale fisheries

5 October 2015, Santiago, Chile -Tone Skogen, State Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway and Jose Graziano da Silva, Director-General of FAO, signed an agreement today that seeks to increase the contribution of small-scale fisheries to food security and sustainable livelihoods.

The signing of the cooperation agreement took place in the framework of the event Our Oceans, held in Chile. The funds (USD 1.8 million) will be