03 Novembre 2013, Cotonou, Bénin - Le Président de la République du Bénin, M. Boni Yayi, a reçu le Directeur général de l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO), José Graziano da Silva, en visite officielle au Bénin.
Les entretiens ont principalement porté sur les progrès réalisés par le Bénin dans l’atteinte de l’Objectif du Millénaire pour le Développement numéro 1, tous les espoirs étant permis d’atteindre celui du Sommet
2 November 2013 - Dakar, Senegal - Director-General of FAO, José Graziano da Silva, paid a courtesy call to former Director-General, Jacques Diouf, on 2 November at his home in Dakar, Senegal, and discussed many topics concerning food security.
2 November 2013, Dakar, Senegal – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva had a work session with the following Representatives of the United Nations System.
- Ms Fatou Bintou DJIBO, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative
- Ms Ingeborg Maria BREUER, WFP Representative and Country Director
- Ms Giovanna BARBERIS, UNICEF Representative
- Mr. Vincent Martin, FAO Representative
The Country Team worksto help the country face its priority challenges, primarily how to fund operations and better coordinate food security and
2 November 2013, Dakar, Senegal - FAO Director-General met with staff members from the FAO Representation in Senegal and the Subregional Emergency and Rehabilitation Office, both based in Dakar.
FAO Representative Vincent Martin welcomed Graziano da Silva to Senegal, saying that the visit helped reaffirm FAO support to the government, as well as to civil society and the private sector.
Graziano da Silva also had a meeting with the United Nations System coordination
1 November 2013, Gorée Island, Senegal - The Director-General of FAO visited historic Gorée Island with Senegal's Minister of the Environment Mor Ngom and Brazilian Ambassador Katia Godinho Gilaberte.
The Director-General paid a must-see visit to the island and its slave house, which were a departure point for slaves shipped to America as part of what was called the Triangular Trade. The House is now a UNESCO World Heritage