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FAO Director-General meets Russia’s Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Deputy Minister for Agriculture

14 October 2015, Rome - FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, today met with Russia’s Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Gennady Gatilov, and Deputy Minister for Agriculture Sergey Levin.

Russia as a resource partner

Graziano da Silva thanked Russia for its strong financial and political support to the establishment of FAO Liaison Office in Moscow which opened earlier this year. He also expressed appreciation for the country’s strengthened partnership with FAO,

“The new 2030 agenda brings a larger mandate to FAO and your role is only greater”

14 October 2015, Rome - The recent adoption of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals marks a turning point in the global community’s approach to development and calls for a revitalized Global Partnership for Sustainable Development, FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva said in his address to over 200 members of the Private Sector attending the 4th FAO private sector dialogue  in Rome.

“Most of the new 17 Sustainable

El Director General se reúne con el Ministro de Agricultura y Bosques

13 de abril de 2014, Roma – El Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, ha mantenido hoy un encuentro con el Ministro de Agricultura y Bosques de Guinea Ecuatorial, Mba Olo Bahamonde, que se encuentra en Roma para participar en el Comité de Seguridad Alimentaria Mundial (CSA) que tiene lugar esta semana en la sede de la FAO.

El Comité de Seguridad Alimentaria Mundial (CSA) es la

Talks on enhanced cooperation

12 October 2015, Rome – FAO Director-General today met Romania’s Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development of Romania, Daniel Constantin, at FAO headquarters in Rome.

Both principals discussed the positive progress of bilateral cooperation.

Minister Constantin said Romania looks forward to enhancing its cooperation with FAO in supporting agriculture and rural development in Moldovia also by providing its expertise.

FAO Director-General participated in the II Our Ocean meeting

6 October 2015, Santiago, Chile - The huge potential of the oceans, seas and coastal areas for sustainable development and hunger eradication will only be realized if they are kept healthy and productive, said FAO Director-General, Jose Graziano da Silva, during the high-level international meeting Our Ocean, held in Valparaiso, Chile.

The meeting, which had the participation of over 400 people representing governments, civil society and academia, has been mainly engaged