10 September 2014, New Delhi, India – The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, and FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, have agreed on how to strengthen efforts to promote India’s food security and sustainable agricultural development during talks held in New Delhi. Tuesday’s meeting was Modi’s first with the FAO Director-General since he took office as Prime Minister in May.
8 September 2014, New Delhi, India – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva welcomed India’s efforts against hunger in a meeting with two Indian cabinet Ministers during his visit to the country.
In a meeting with the Union Minister for Agriculture, Shri Radha Mohan Singh, and the Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ram Vias Paswan, Graziano da Silva cited the National Food Security Act as a recent
“This is truly a great honor,” said Graziano da Silva. “The NAAS and IARI have a rich history of contributing to agricultural
5 September 2014, Singapore – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva has praised the innovative efforts on food security and food safety undertaken by Singapore, during his first official visit to one of FAO’s newest member countries.
During the visit Graziano da Silva noted how FAO and Singapore are committed to boosting food security and food safety in Singapore as well as in the wider region, by using, for example,
4 September 2014, Apia, Samoa - FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva has reaffirmed the organization’s commitment to address food and nutritional insecurity and sustainable livelihood programs in the Small Island Developing States in a series of high-level bilateral meetings on the margins of the SIDS Conference, held in Apia, Samoa.
During talks with heads of state, government leaders and other top officials, the FAO Director-General also stressed the need