7 October 2013, Rome- Today, in Rome, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met with the EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Dacian Cioloş who thanked the Director General, and the Organization, for hosting the second ministerial meeting on food prices, “this year coming at a time when food markets are much calmer”.
“The European Commision is an important partner not only because of the volume of our cooperation,
7 October 2013, Rome- The Commissioner for Agriculture of the Economic Community of Western African States (ECOWAS) Marc Atouga and FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met today in Rome to discuss the development of their partnership. With the self-funded opening of the Regional Agency for Agriculture and Food (RAAF), ECOWAS is now collaborating with the Organization to implement the Spanish funded project that supports the Comprehensive African Agriculture
7 Octubre 2013, Roma– El Director General de la FAO, Graziano da Silva, y el Ministro de Agricultura de Perú, Milton von Hesse La Serna, han hecho balance de la celebración del Año Internacional de la Quinua durante un encuentro mantenido hoy en la sede de la Organización en Roma. Durante el mismo, Graziano da Silva ha manifestado su apoyo a la conmemoración y ha afirmado que podría asistir
7 October 2013, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met with the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan, Yoshimasa Hayashi, at FAO Headquarters today.
Graziano da Silva showed his appreciation for the country’s support to FAO and for Japan’s ratification of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. Japan will become the 130th Contracting Party of the Treaty later this month.
7 October 2013, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met Egyptian Minister for Agriculture and Land Reclamation, Ayman Farid Abu Hadid, at FAO Headquarters today.“Today I am not only welcoming the Minister of a major partner, but also a colleague and good friend of FAO”, said the Director-General referring to the minister’s past involvement with FAO.
Minister Abu Hadid briefed Graziano Da Silva on his country’s recent efforts