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Italia dona 5 millones de euros a la FAO para contribuir a la lucha contra el hambre en la región

19 de mayo de 2017, Roma - La FAO y el Instituto Italo- Latino Americano (IILA), una organización internacional formada por Italia y veinte países de América Latina, unen sus fuerzas para fortalecer la seguridad alimentaria, la agricultura y el desarrollo rural en la región.

Un acuerdo firmado hoy por el Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, y el Secretario Secretario General del IILA, Donato di Santo,

Graziano da Silva highlights date palm nutritional benefits and contribution to ecosystems

15 May 2017, Abu Dhabi - FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva today participated in the annual “Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation” ceremony held in Abu Dhabi, where he praised the Emirates' role in research and conservation efforts. 

Graziano da Silva noted that hroughout the region, date palm is valued for its nutritional benefits, contributions to ecosystems and role in preserving traditional knowledge.

 

Talks at the 2017 Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation

15 May 2017, Abu Dhabi - FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva today met UAE's Minister of Climate Change and Environment, Dr. Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, during the 2017 Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, established in 2007 with the aim to boost the scientific development in the date palm sector. 

 

Talks focus on food security challenges in conflict-hit and water scarce region

15 May 2017, Abu Dhabi - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva  today met  FAO's Zero Hunger Goodwill Ambassador for the Near East and North Africa (NENA), Darine El Khatib, for talks that focused on the food security challenges facing the region.

The discussion took place on the sidelines of the 9th session of the “Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation”ceremony held in Abu Dhabi.

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Discussions on the sidelines of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing

14 May 2017, Beijing - FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva today met China's Agriculture Minister Han Changfu on the sidelines of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, which focuses on expanding development and trade links between Asia, Africa, South America and Europe.

FAO Director-General said the Belt and Road initiative can help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, provided it addresses the needs of millions of