9 October 2014, Rome - Development of agriculture is the main target of Azerbaijan’s economic policy, the country’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mahmud Mammad-Guliyev, said today during a visit to FAO headquarters in Rome.
Azerbaijan has made great progress in reforming and developing its agricultural sector and improving national food security, an effort for which FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva praised President Ilham Aliyev during his
8 October 2014, Rome - Tonga is working on a new agriculture sector plan and is pleased to be working with FAO on improving its fishing industry, Sangster Saulala, Minister for Agriculture, Food, Forestry and Fisheries of the island nation, said in Rome.
Sangster Saulala, in Rome to attend the Third Ministerial Meeting on Governance and International Commodity Markets, met with FAO Director-General afterwards to discuss current and future areas
8 October 2014, Rome – Viet Nam stands ready to send experts to other countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America to assist in food production and other areas of agricultural development, the country's Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development, Cao Duc Phat, said today following a meeting with FAO’s Director-General.
“30 years ago Viet Nam had a food deficit which we overcome with the strong commitment of the international
7 October 2014, Rome – Good knowledge and information transparency on food commodities is of extreme importance for small-holder farmers to make decisions, Portugal’s Minister for Agriculture and Sea, Assunção Cristas, said in Rome, where she attended the Third Ministerial Meeting on Governance and International Commodity Markets.
The Minister highlighted the importance of making food commodities’ prices more transparent to allow “better options and better decisions as they have to decide
7 October 2014, Rome - With 1.6 million tons of maize and 800 000 tons of rice surpluses, Tanzania has achieved self-sufficiency in these two commodities and now stands ready to share the food it produces with other African countries.
Following a meeting yesterday with FAO's Director-General, Christopher Chiza, the country's Minister for Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives, attributed this success to “interventions done by the government to involve the private