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Focus on South-South Cooperation to benefit African countries

18 October 2016, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met the Brazilian delegation to the Committee on World Food Security, the annual meeting of the leading forum for global policymaking on food security and nutrition.

Members included high-level representatives of various Federal bodies and the CONSEA (National Council on Food and Nutrition Security) and talks focused on ways to share the country’s valuable experience in areas

New system funded by Germany will help reduce environmental impact and financial costs by increasing efficiency

18 October 2016, Rome – A new photo voltaic power system donated by Germany will help reducing FAO’s environmental impact and financial costs by increasing efficiency and integrating sustainability into its daily operations and contribute to the implementation of the 2030 agenda.

FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, today inaugurated the new photo voltaic system with Germany’s Director-General for Economy and Sustainable Development, Miguel Berger,  the country’s Ambassador

Tracer la voie vers une agriculture durable

17 octobre 2016, Rome--- Le Directeur général a rencontré aujourd’hui M. Henri Djombo, Ministre d'Etat en charge de l'agriculture, de l'élevage et de la pêche de la République du Congo, en marge de la 43ème session du Comité de la sécurité alimentaire mondiale (CSA).

Au cours de leur entretien, M. José Graziano da Silva et M. Djombo ont souligné l’importance de développer le secteur agricole au Congo en vue de

Minister Tkachev reaffirms the country’s commitment to contribute to global food security and nutrition

17 October, 2016, Rome - FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, today met with Russia’s Minister for Agriculture, Alexander Tkachev, on the sidelines of the 43d session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS), taking place at FAO headquarters in Rome this week.

The Director-General welcomed Russia’s political-level representation at the CFS, which helps to give more visibility to such important issues as food security and nutrition and keep

New agreement aims to safeguard, biodiversity, traditional knowledge and landscapes

14 October 2016, Rome - The Italian Ministry for Agricultural Food and Forestry Policies and FAO will work closely together to identify and increase the number of ecosystems that play an important role as repositories of agricultural biodiversity, traditional knowledge, cultural heritage and landscapes.

A new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today on the occasion of the World Food Day 2016 by FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva