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FAO and League of Arab States talks focus on regional water initiative, food security

8 March 2017, Cairo - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Ahmed Aboul Gheit, the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States (LAS), for talks that focused on ongoing collaboration on the regional initiative on water scarcity, including the action plan of the Arab Water Strategy.

Their discussion also centred on the sustainability of the agriculture

FAO stresses Egypt’s potential as a centre of excellence for South-South cooperation

09 March 2017, Cairo - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva during talks today with Egypt’s Minister of Investment and International Cooperation, Sahar Nasr, stressed Egypt’s potential to become a centre of excellence for capacity building through the South-South cooperation.

Graziano da Silva highlighted FAO’s strong support to agriculture-related investment in Egypt, including the development of the agricultural

L’Agence française de développement et la FAO au service de la lutte contre la pauvreté

13 mars 2017, Rome - Le Directeur général de la FAO, M. José Graziano da Silva, s’est entretenu aujourd’hui avec M. Rémy Rioux, Directeur général de l’Agence française de développement, à l’occasion de sa visite au siège de l’Organisation, à Rome.

Lors de leur rencontre, le Directeur général et M. Rioux ont abordé nombre de questions d’intérêt commun, à savoir le renforcement de la coopération entre l’ Agence française de développement

Talks with Buddhist organization Soka Gakkai

13 March 2017, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Hiromasa Ikeda, Vice President of Soka Gakkai International (SGI) organization, for talks that focused on the close links between food security and peace. 

Soka Gakkai International is a community-based Buddhist organization that promotes peace, culture and education in 192 countries and territories around the world.

Watch Mr. Ikeda's remarks following the meeting:

 

Discussions on the complex food security situation in the country

1 March 2017, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and Venezuela’s Minister for Foreign Relations Delcy Rodríguez today met to analyze the current complex food security situation in the South American country and discuss ongoing national programs to address it.