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Talks on ways to support women farmers in Africa

18 March 2016, Rome - Ways to support women farmers in Africa focused today's talks between FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva and Ireland's Depty Prime Minister Joan Burton at the Organization's headquarters in Rome. 

Watch Joan Burton's remarks following the meeting:

Stronger bilateral relations with the region

15 March 2016, Abu Dhabi - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today wrapped up an official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) where he participated in the eighth session of the Khalifa International Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation Award and held a series of talks with counterparts from the region.

This year’s Khalifa Award launching ceremony honored institutions, first and foremost FAO and IFAD. 

Speaking at the

Recognition of passionate pursuit of zero hunger at global level

11 March 2016, Putrajaya, Malaysia – The International Islamic University of Malaysia conferred its Lifetime Outstanding Achievement Award to FAO’s Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, for the Director-General’s lifetime of work at FAO and his 35 years as a professor in academia and the public sector which has focused on the  fight against hunger. Since its launch 30 years ago, the university has seen 50,000 graduates pass through its

Graziano da Silva meets Minister for Agriculture and Livestock in Malaysia
10 March 2016Putrajaya, Malaysia - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today held a bilateral meeting with Papua New Guinea's Assik Tomscoll, Minister for Agriculture and Livestock and José Graziano da Silva on the sidelines of the 33rd Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific (APRC33), underway in Putrajaya, Malaysia 7-11 March.
 
The APRC is FAO’s regional governing body, bringing together Ministers of Agriculture and their senior officials
Talks on the margins of FAO's regional conference
10 March 2016Putrajaya, Malaysia - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today held a bilateral meeting with Pakistan's Minister for National Food Security and Research,  Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan, on the sidelines of the 33rd Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific (APRC33), underway in Putrajaya, Malaysia 7-11 March.
 
The APRC is FAO’s regional governing body, bringing together Ministers of Agriculture and their senior officials from some 46