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FAO Director-General and Morocco’s Minister of Agriculture and Marine Fisheries sign an agreement to support sustainable agricultural production and improving natural resources management in Guinea

16 June 2014, Rome- Building on previous efforts, the Kingdom of Morocco will offer technical assistance to the Republic of Guinea through a South-South Cooperation Tripartite Agreement signed today at FAO headquarters by FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, Morocco’s Minister of Agriculture and Marine Fisheries, Aziz Akhannouch, and Guinea’s Ambassador Permanent Representative to FAO, Mamady Conde.

The project includes development of irrigated agriculture, support to the horticulture value chain,

FAO Director-General praises efforts in the fight against hunger and malnutrition

13 June 2014, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met today with Ghana’s Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Nayon Bilijo, who was in Rome to attend the Committee on Fisheries (COFI).

Graziano da Silva thanked the Minister for attending COFI and praised Ghana’s efforts in the fight against hunger and malnutrition, which have led to reducing extreme poverty by more than half ahead of the

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FAO welcomes the country's new membership in the Central Asian and Caucasus Regional Fisheries and Aquaculture Commission (CACFish)

13 June 2014, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met today with Deputy Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan, Rauf Hajiyev, to discuss ways to further develop cooperation, in particular, in the fisheries and aquaculture sector. 

Director-General highly commended the dynamic of cooperation with Azerbaijan after the regional conference in Baku and particularly in the fisheries and aquaculture sector. 

He noted with satisfaction the country’s new membership

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Llamamiento para que los países actúen en la Segunda Conferencia Internacional sobre Nutrición (CIN-2) que tendrá lugar en Roma en noviembre

12 de junio de 2014, Roma – Con cientos de millones de personas en todo el mundo que siguen padeciendo hambre y malnutrición, los gobiernos deberán asumir compromisos más firmes en la Segunda Conferencia Internacional sobre Nutrición (CIN-2) para garantizar una alimentación más saludable para todos, afirmaron hoy los responsables de la FAO y la OMS.
 
Reunión intergubernamental mundial de alto nivel, la CIN-2 tendrá

Hunger fight needs commitment and action from all, FAO Director-General says

12 June 2014 Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva was honored for his achievements and outstanding commitment in the fight against hunger, by the Italian "A Life for Faith Foundation".

The ‘A Life for Faith’ award, now in its second edition, honors the memory of Italian journalist Giuseppe De Carli, renowned Chief Editor of Vatican coverage by national broadcaster RAI. The annual award goes to personalities who have dedicated