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Graziano da Silva meets BSEC Secretary-General Michael B. Christides

New York, 21 July 2016 – The Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC) and FAO have agreed to work together on a plan to stamp out illegal fishing practices in the Black Sea.

The announcement was made when BSEC Secretary-General Michael B. Christides and FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met today in New York.

They said the plan would be ready by June 2017 and that the BSEC, in relation

Talks on joint efforts against hunger and malnutrition

20 September 2016, New York - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Queen Letizia of Spain, FAO's Special Ambassador for Nutrition, on the sidelines of 71st session of the UN General Assembly for talks that focused on how to galvanize action for better nutrition.

The Queen expressed her appreciation of how FAO was leading with WHO the efforts to ensure food security and nutrition for all. The Queen

Talks on support to forest and farm producer organizations

12 September 2016, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with AgriCord's President, Jean-François Isambert, to discuss fruitful cooperation in the framework of the FAO-hosted Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) partnership, which has enabled direct support to forest and farm producer organizations to develop their capacities, particularly relating to business, organizational and policy advocacy skills. 

AgriCord is a board member to the FFF, launched in 2012 and aimed at

Seguimiento a la cooperación en materia de seguridad alimentaria y desarrollo rural

Roma, 5 de septiembre de 2016 - El Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, mantuvo hoy un encuentro con el Ministro de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperación, José Manuel García-Margallo, en la sede de la organización en Roma.

Durante el mismo, Graziano da Silva y García-Margallo repasaron la cooperación entre la FAO y España, país que mantiene un sólido compromiso con los objetivos de lucha contra el

Por José Graziano da Silva, Director General de la FAO

Por primera vez en 50 años, la paz en Colombia está al alcance de la mano. El próximo 2 de octubre, el país votará un plebiscito para aprobar los acuerdos de paz alcanzados entre el Gobierno de Colombia y las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC), inaugurando una época para el país tras décadas de conflicto armado.