8 October 2013, Rome, Italy - FAO Director-General Graziano da Silva thanked the Minister Joseph Made for attending the Ministerial meeting on Price volatility and the Committee on Food Security (CFS) during a meeting held at FAO Headquarters. He also commended Zimbabwe for its active participation to FAO debates and discussions through its permanent representation in Rome.
The Minister expressed his gratitude to FAO for the support provided to the
8 October 2013, Budapest, Hungary - On Tuesday, 8 October in Hungary's capital, Director-General Graziano da Silva together with Hungary’s Minister of Rural Development inaugurated the expansion of FAO premises during the fifth anniversary celebration of the FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (REU) and the Shared Services Centre (SSC).
This much needed expansion of facilities is being made possible by the generosity of
10 October 2013, Rome – “Many of the companies that are here today are present in many countries. This is important because what you do locally against hunger can quickly become global”, said FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva in a private sector partnerships meeting held today.
At the meeting, Graziano da Silva announced that FAO has set up a multi-donor trust fund to allow private sector companies to financially
10 October 2013, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva reconfirmed FAO’s support for Niger’s food security strategy during a meeting with Niger Minister of State for Agriculture Abdou Labo today in Rome.
Niger introduced its 3N (Les Nigeriens Nourissent les Nigeriens – Nigeriens Nourish Nigeriens) Initiative in 2011 to increase the country’s resilience to food crises and reduce poverty through agricultural reform, inspired by Brazil’s Zero Hunger approach.
Rome, le 10 octobre 2013- M. José Graziano da Silva, Directeur général de la FAO, s’est entretenu avec M. Ngariera Rimadjita, ministre tchadien de l’agriculture et de l’irrigation, au siège de l’organisation.
Au cours de leur entretien, les deux dirigeants ont principalement évoqué la question de la maîtrise de l’eau ainsi que celle de la mécanisation, la gestion des systèmes d’irrigation, problème récurrent dans le pays, de même que la