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Talks with Nigeria's Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development

At a meeting today, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and Nigeria's Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development Audu Ogbeh discussed ways to tackle the impact of climate change in the pastoralist sector in West Africa and the importance of attracting youth to agriculture. 

FAO Director-General meets Mexico's Undersecretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights

16 February 2017, Rome -FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Miguel Ruiz Cabañas, Mexico's Undersecretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights, for talks about the joint "Mesoamérica sin Hambre" programme and efforts to support Caribbean countries facing the effects of climate change. 

 

Focus on engaging youth in agriculture

14 February 2018, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with Geraldine Mukeshimana, Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources of Rwanda, for talks focused on effective ways to engage youth in agriculture. 

FAO to upgrade its presence in the country

14 February 2018, Rome - FAO is upgrading the status of its presence in Angola to that of a Partnership and Liaison Office, a move that will give the country a greater role in the UN agency’s work and programmes and also enable further support for a stronger family farming sector.

FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva today met with Marcos Alexandre Nhunga, Angola’s Minister for Agriculture, in Rome

Joint efforts to strengthen food and nutrition security in developing countries

13 February 2018, Rome - The heads of FAO and International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) have agreed to boost their organizations’ joint efforts to strengthen food and nutrition security in developing countries, including through the promotion of quinoa and by combating the salinization of water resources, in particular in island states.

Speaking after her meeting today with José Graziano da Silva, ICBA Director-General Ismahane Elouafi stressed the growing international