27 March 2014 Tunis, Tunisia – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met today with Burkina Faso’s ministerial delegation attending the 28th FAO Regional Conference for Africa, which included the Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development, Salif Ouedraogo; the Minister for Animal resources, Tinga Jeremy Ouedraogo; and the Minister of Irrigation and Water Management Mamounata Belem.
Graziano da Silva reiterated FAO’s availability to support Burkina Faso in the preparation of
27 March 2014 Tunis, Tunisia - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met today with Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Felix Koskei, on the sidelines of FAO’s 28th Regional Conference for Africa in Tunis.
Minister Koskei took the opportunity of this conference to renew his government’s support to the FAO Director-General and for all his efforts in both the country and region.
Both discussed the ways in which FAO
26 March 2014, Tunis, Tunisia – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva warmly thanked the Congolese Minister of Agriculture and Livestock and outgoing Chair of the 28TH Regional Conference for Africa Rigobert Maboundou for the outcomes achieved during his term and for having helped the Organization to focus in terms of priority, commitment and delivery. The two met on the sidelines of the sessions in Tunis.
Graziano da Silva expressed
26 March 2014 Tunis, Tunisia - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met today with the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Donald Kaberuka, on the sidelines of FAO’s 28th Regional Conference for Africa in Tunis.
Kaberuka commended FAO's work in Africa through the years, as well as Graziano’s commitment to advancing the challenge of hunger eradication.
Both discussed ways the two agencies can renew their partnership and find new
26 March 14 2014, Tunis– Graziano da Silva held a meeting with the Chief Executive Officer of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, on the sidelines of FAO’s Regional Conference for Africa (24-28 March Tunis, Tunisia).
Mayaki showed his appreciation for a decade of close work between the two agencies. “We thank FAO for continuous support as the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) celebrates its