1 November 2013, Dakar, Senegal - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today congratulated Papa Abdoulaye Seck on his appointment as Senegal’s Minister for Agriculture and recalled the many years that Seck collaborated with FAO as Director General of the Africa Rice Centre.
The two officials discussed global food security and nutrition and Seck stressed that Africa has the potential to be the food basket of the world.
The minister thanked FAO for its work at global level and called for more support in Senegal in particular
31 Octobr 2013, Dakar, Senegal - The Director General met today with CILSS Executive Secretary while attending the Sahel World Bank Forum.
The two principals discussed Resilience issues in the Sahel as well as the new AGIR Initiative to which FAO is actively participating.
Adoum thanked FAO for it support and called for more in the areas of statistics, capacity building, livestock census and water mapping.
The two discussed ways of supporting the four
31 Octobre 2013, Dakar, Sénégal – Le Directeur Général (DG) de la FAO, José Graziano Da Silva a rencontré, jeudi à Dakar, la société civile sénégalaise, en marge de sa participation au Forum de Haut Niveau sur la résilience, organisé par le CILSS et la Banque Mondiale en Mauritanie puis au Sénégal, les 30 et 31 octobre 2013.
M. Graziano Da Silva a reçu 8 organisations de la société civile
31 October 2013, Dakar, Senegal - FAO Director-General met with representatives of the Senegalese private sector and emphasized the key role that they can play in reinforcing food security and in developing sustainable agriculture. Companies present discussed their activities ad issues encountered in the areas of distribution of agricultural inputs, production and processing of local commodities including cereals, fruits.
The representatives of the Senegalese Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture, and the national
31 October 2013, Dakar - Sound water management holds the key to building resilience in Africa's Sahel and can free rural communities from the vicious cycle of weather-related food security crises that have plagued the region over recent years, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today at a high level meeting on resilience in the Sahel, focusing on irrigation and water management, with participants from Burkina Faso,