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« La question de la nutrition est un élément central et un véritable problème de développement » - M. Maidagi Allambaye

Rome, 21 novembre 2014--- Le Directeur général de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, a rencontré aujourd’hui M. Maidagi Allambaye, Ministre d’Etat, Ministre de l’agriculture de la République du Niger, en marge de la 2ème Conférence internationale sur la nutrition qui s’est tenue tient du 19 au 21 novembre au siège de la FAO, à Rome.

Les Ministres et autres hauts responsables de la santé, de l'agriculture, de l'alimentation et

Sergo Karapetyan refers to nutrition as “one of the most critical topics in the global affairs”

21 November 2014 - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with Armenia’s Minister of Agriculture Sergo Karapetyan, who is in Rome to attend the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) taking place this week.

The Minister welcomed the ICN-2 initiative and emphasised the importance of nutrition as “one of the most critical topics in the global affairs”.

He highlighted Armenia’s continued efforts to improve nutrition and food security, thereby

“ICN2 will be recognized as a major achievement in the global nutrition and food security agenda”- says Heydar Asadov

21 November 2014, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with Minister for Agriculture of Azerbaijan Heydar Asadov, attending the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) in Rome.

During the meeting, the Minister highly appreciated FAO’s leadership in the “successful conduct” of the ICN2, which, according to Asadov, “will be recognized as a major achievement in the global nutrition and food security agenda”.

The Director-General praised Azerbaijan’s valuable

New cooperation agreement signed today

21 November 2014 - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with Kazakhstan’s Vice-Minister for Agriculture Gulmira Issayeva, who is in Rome to attend the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) taking place this week.

During the meeting, the Vice-Minister congratulated the Director-General on the success of ICN2 and re-affirmed Kazakhstan’s strong commitment to contribute to improving nutrition at national and regional level. According to Issaeva, Kazakhstan particularly aims

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Chioro highlights role of FAO and WHO in taking ICN2 agenda forward

20 November 2014, Rome - Brazilian Minister of Health, Arthur Chioro, congratulated FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva for the “unquestionable success” of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2). 

“I applaud the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) because they organized an event that will be a landmark for issues related to food security and nutrition,” said Chioro, after meeting with the Director-General on