16 June 2014, Rome- Building on previous efforts, the Kingdom of Morocco will offer technical assistance to the Republic of Guinea through a South-South Cooperation Tripartite Agreement signed today at FAO headquarters by FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, Morocco’s Minister of Agriculture and Marine Fisheries, Aziz Akhannouch, and Guinea’s Ambassador Permanent Representative to FAO, Mamady Conde.
The project includes development of irrigated agriculture, support to the horticulture value chain,
13 June 2014, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met today with Ghana’s Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Nayon Bilijo, who was in Rome to attend the Committee on Fisheries (COFI).
Graziano da Silva thanked the Minister for attending COFI and praised Ghana’s efforts in the fight against hunger and malnutrition, which have led to reducing extreme poverty by more than half ahead of the
13 June 2014, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met today with Deputy Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan, Rauf Hajiyev, to discuss ways to further develop cooperation, in particular, in the fisheries and aquaculture sector.
Director-General highly commended the dynamic of cooperation with Azerbaijan after the regional conference in Baku and particularly in the fisheries and aquaculture sector.
He noted with satisfaction the country’s new membership
A high-level, global intergovernmental meeting, ICN2 is scheduled to take place in Rome on 19-21 November 2014.
June 12, 2014, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, today met ActionAid International Chief Executive Director, Adriano Campolina, to discuss potential areas of cooperation, including the promotion of family farming and the development of sustainable agriculture.
Campolina welcomed what he described as the FAO Director-General’s innovative approach of opening to non-governmental actors and welcomed FAO’s Strategy for Partnerships with Civil Society Organizations. “We do