5 December 2014, Rome – At the closure of the FAO Council held today, the agency’s Director-General José Graziano da Silva urged Members Countries to step up efforts to implement food security and other programmes during the next six months – a period which marks the remaining time of his mandate.
“2014 is coming to an end, meaning that three years of my mandate will be completed. Over the next
Healthy soils not only are the foundation for food, fuel, fibre and medical products, but also are essential to our
4 December 2014, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met with SAMOA’s Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries, Le Mamea Ropati Mualia, in Rome to attend the 150th FAO Council.
FAO Director-General praised the Government of Samoa for hosting the FAO Sub-regional Office for the Pacific Islands (SAP) and for Samoa’s active support and cooperation in ensuring the success of FAOs activities in the country and region.
“FAO has given
4 December 2014, Rome –The food security and nutrition challenges facing Mozambique and how to address them topped discussions today between the country’s President Armando Guebuza andFAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva during a meeting at the agency’s Rome headquarters.
According to President Guebuza, Mozambique must not only raise food production to cope with an increase in demand from its population, but must also help persuade the country’s citizens to
28 November 2014, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met with the Secretary General of the Minister of Agriculture of Estonia, Ants Noot.
The meeting took place in Palermo at the margins of the two-day Euro-Mediterranean Conference on Agriculture organized by the Italian EU Presidency and offered the chance to thank the Secretary General for the continuous support Estonia is providing to the work of FAO. “We look forward to