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Talks during FAO's Regional Conference for the Near East

12 May 2016, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Ali Saleh Al-Omair, Minister for Public Works and Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs of Kuwait, in Rome to attend the Organization's Regional Conference for the Near East. 

The FAO Regional Conference for the Near East, like the rest of the regional Conferences, meets once every two years to discuss priority

Renforcer le secteur agricole, une priorité pour l’Algérie

12 mai 2016, Rome--- Le Directeur général de la FAO, M. José Graziano da Silva, s'est entretenu aujourd’hui avec M. Sid-Ahmed Ferroukhi, Ministre algérien de l’agriculture, du développement rural et de la pêche, en marge de la 33ème session de la Conférence régionale de la FAO pour le Proche-Orient qui se tient cette semaine au siège de la FAO, à Rome.

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Talks at FAO's Regional Conference for the Near East

12 May 2016, Rome- FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with Lebanon's Agriculture Minister, Akram Cheyayeb, whom he thanked for the efforts made ensure the success of the Organization's 33rd Regional Conference for the Near East taking place in Rome this week. 

Both principals discussed how conflicts are impeding the fight against hunger in the Near East region, where growing food insecurity is compounded

Talks came during FAO’s Regional Conference for the Near East

11 May 2016, Rome - In the sidelines of FAO’s 33rd Regional Conference for the Near East taking place at FAO headquarters this week, the organization’s Director General José Graziano da Silva today met Syria’s Minister for Agriculture and Agrarian Reform, Ahmed Fateh AlQaderi, and the Director of Planning and International Cooperation of Syria’s Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform, Haitham Haidar.

Building a sustainable agriculture sector

5 May 2016, Antalya, Turkey – In a signing ceremony here today, on the margins of the 30th FAO Regional Conference for Europe, Minister of Agriculture of Tajikistan Izzatullo Sattori and FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva signed a host country agreement formalizing the status of FAO’s office in Tajikistan.

In his remarks on the occasion, Graziano da Silva noted that the agreement would strengthen FAO's partnership with Tajikistan and