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Le Togo atteint la cible 1c des Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement

9 juin 2015, Rome--- Le Directeur général de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, a rencontré aujourd’hui le Colonel Ouro Koura Agadazi, Ministre de l’agriculture, de l’élevage et de la pêche de la République du Togo, en marge de la 39ème  session de la Conférence de la FAO, qui se tient du 6 au 13 juin au siège de l’Organisation, à Rome.

Le Ministre de l’agriculture, de l’élevage et de

India’s Minister for Agriculture in talks with FAO Director-General

9 June 2015, Rome – Soil health and organic farming were at the centre of discussions today between India’s Minister for Agriculture, Shri Radha Mohan Singh and FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva.

The FAO Director-general “has appreciated our work in this area,” and agreed that “India's work in soil management will serve as a model for other countries,” Minister Radha Mohan Singh said following his meeting with

US Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Krysta Harden in talks with Graziano da Silva

9 June 2015, Rome – United States Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, Krysta Harden, today met FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, for talks that focused on nutrition and biotechnology.

Deputy Secretary Harden, who attended FAO’s governing Conference, said she was “very pleased” with its outcomes. “It was my first one (Conference) so I did not know what to expect. I think it was very well organized.”

“I’ve heard that in the

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Graziano da Silva spells out key focus areas - Conference attended in record numbers

8 June 2015, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, in his first policy statement since his overwhelming re-election, today outlined that eradicating hunger, raising levels of nutrition and addressing climate change will be among the Organization's top priorities over the next four years.

"I thank you for showing confidence in the Organization under my leadership," Graziano da Silva told members of FAO's governing Conference meeting in

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Parties sign first agreement since country joined FAO in 2013
8 June 2015, Rome - Singapore and FAO will work together to improve food and nutrition security in Southeast Asia, with a special focus on food safety and fisheries, according to a new agreement signed today - the first since the city-state joined the Organization in 2013.

Improving the health and safety of food, including street foods, and combating illegal, unreported and unregulated