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Talks on the sidelines of the organization's 35th Regional Conference

6 March 208, Montego Bay - FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva today met with Caesar Saboto, Minister of Agriculture of St. Vincent and The Grenadines. 

Talks were held on the sidelines of FAO's Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean (5-8 March) in Montego Bay, Jamaica. 

FAO’s Director-General and Colombia’s Minister of Agriculture sign agreement for a FAO Partnership and Liaison Office

March 6, 2018 - Montego Bay, Jamaica – FAO and Colombia have agreed to sharpen their joint focus on resource mobilization and to create a more significant role for Colombia to play in the development of Latin America and the Caribbean.

The agreement was signed today by FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and Colombia’s Minister of Agriculture, Juan Guillermo Zuluaga, during FAO’s Regional Conference for Latin America and the

Talks with Jamaica's Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister

6 March 2018, Montego Bay - Ahead of the 35th FAO Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean taking place in Montego Bay, FAO Director-General met with Jamaica's Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Karl Samuda.

For the first time ever, all 33 countries of the region are attending the three-day meeting, which ends Thursday. 

Graziano da Silva urged governments around Latin America and the Caribbean to keep the fight against

FAO to provide technical assistance to Saudi Arabia’s national strategy targeting the pest

28 February 2018, Riyadh – Saudi Arabia will provide a new $2 million contribution to support FAO’s global efforts to eradicate Red Palm Weevil one of the world’s most invasive pest species.

Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture, Abderrahman Al-Fadhli, made the announcement during a meeting with FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva in Riyadh on Monday.

The Red Palm Weevil destroys palm trees by eating them from the

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Une aide apportée en temps opportun et avec un financement souple peut aider les agriculteurs à rester actifs et à réduire les coûts humanitaires

26 février 2018, Riyad – «La communauté internationale doit intervenir plus rapidement en cas de crise humanitaire de manière à mieux soutenir les agriculteurs, éleveurs, pêcheurs et autres producteurs alimentaires affectés», a déclaré aujourd’hui M. José Graziano da Silva, Directeur général de la FAO.

«Jusqu’à présent, la communauté internationale n’a pas été assez efficace lorsqu’il s’agissait d’apporter une réponse aux crises humanitaires. Si nous voulons améliorer les