21 April 2015, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with Sergio Mattarella, President of the Republic of Italy to discuss cooperation between the UN agency and the Italian government.
Graziano da Silva thanked Mattarella for Italy's longstanding support for FAO, both as host country and as a development donor.
President Mattarella acknowledged FAO's substantial contributions in bolstering global food and nutrition security.
Mentioning the upcoming May 1 opening
17 April 2015, Geneva - The World Trade Organization and the Food and Agricultural Organization will bolster their collaboration on matters related to trade and food security, offering mutual assistance on critical themes such as the functioning of international grain markets.
WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo, met with José Graziano da Silva, the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), announced their agreement in Geneva on Friday
16 April 2015, Brussels - Food and nutrition security, climate change and soils are among the main topics outlined for the forthcoming months in the common agenda of work between FAO and the European Union (EU). This follows a series of meetings involving FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and EU high-level representatives that were held on Tuesday and Wednesday in Brussels.
Graziano da Silva met EU Commissioner of
15 April 2015, Brussels - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, in a speech today to the Committee of Ambassadors of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group of countries, reiterated the Organization's commitment to addressing food security and nutrition and also stressed the need to tackle as a high priority the impacts of climate change
"Hunger is only one face of malnutrition. At the other extreme we have
9 April 2015, Rome - Armenia’s President Serzh Sargsyan today visited FAO where he and the Organization’s Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, reviewed the country’s successful efforts in achieving food security.
“We highly value FAO’s cooperation,” said President Sargsyan. In particular, he noted the successful technical support on grape and apricot genetic resource conservation and sustainable use provided by FAO at the government’s request.
President Sargsyan and Graziano da Silva