19 June 2014, Roma – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today held a meeting with Bulgaria’s Minister for Agriculture and Food, Dimitar Grekov, who was in Rome to attend the FAO Council.
Graziano da Silva and Grekov discussed several bilateral cooperation topics, including the key role academia and research institutes play in achieving food security and good nutrition for all.
“Education in agriculture does not only bring benefits to the
Long-time partners, the two organizations will expand their joint work on a number of fronts, including: knowledge and technology development to enhance water productivity; the education of water management
17 June 2014, Rome - Sustainable land management increases both community and ecosystem resilience while improving the human condition, particularly in the dry lands, a FAO event celebrated on the occasion of World Desertification Day highlighted today.
“We need to adequately and urgently address Desertification, Land Degradation and drought to achieve our ambition of ending hunger and poverty, and to ensure sustainable natural resources management,” said FAO’s Deputy Director-General for
16 June 2014, Roma – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today held a meeting with Tunisia’s Minister of Agriculture, Lassad Lachâal, who was in Rome to attend the 149th session of the FAO Council.
“I was pleased to hear that FAO will support Tunisia during this transition period,” the Minister said after meeting, during which both leaders reviewed the longstanding cooperation between FAO and the country.
In his role as
During a ceremony at FAO headquarters, the Organization's Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, awarded diplomas to China and Morocco for obtaining the Millennium