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Graziano da Silva hails landmark treaty as beginning of end for rogue fishing

31 May 2017, Oslo - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today attended the first Meeting of the Parties of the Agreement on Port State Measures (PSMA) to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing, an international treaty aimed at stopping rogue fishing practices.

“The PSMA gives the world all the instruments necessary to achieve our goal," FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said at the

Partnering to boost food and nutrition security around the world

30 May 2017, Brussels - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met with Neven Mimica, the EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, today on the margins of the European Parliament's Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. 

Both principals discussed ongoing joint efforts to boost food and nutrition security around the world as well as to foster sustainable agriculture and initiatives to bolster community resilience in the face of disaster,

Reviewing joint cooperation on migration, South-South Cooperation and phytosanitary issues

30 May 2017, Brussels - Joint cooperation on migration, South-South Cooperation and phytosanitary issues were at the center of discussions between FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and Cosimo Lacirignola, Secretary General of the International Center for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies () in Brussels today.

The talks took place on the margins of the European Parliament's Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development, which gathered European

A visit to the former Unity State, one of the areas in South Sudan worst hit by the current hunger crisis

26 May 2016, Rome - FAO's José Graziano da Silva and WFP's David Beasley on their visit to the former Unity State, one of the areas in South Sudan worst hit by the current hunger crisis.

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Heads of UN food agencies call for urgent peace

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24 May 2017, Juba, South Sudan - All parties to the conflict in South Sudan must cease violence and work together to ensure that food and other lifesaving support can reach people to end famine and severe hunger, the heads of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said yesterday.

FAO's José Graziano da Silva and WFP's