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Graziano da Silva highlights role of parliamentarians in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda

25 May 2017, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Blanca Alcalá, President of the Latin American and Caribbean Parliament (PARLATINO) for talks on the role of parliamentarians in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, especially in the eradication of hunger and all other forms of malnutrition.

Watch her remarks following the meeting (in Spanish):

 

Graziano da Silva meets head of Agricultural Development

24 May 2017, Rome - FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva today met Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Director of Agricultural Development, Nick Austin, for discussions that focused on key role of agricultural innovation to fight hunger and malnutrition.

Talks on shared objective of eradicating poverty and hunger

24 May 2017, Rome - FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva today met with the Holy See Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, for talks that focused on the shared objective of eradicating poverty and hunger through sustainable development. 

Italy announces 5 million euro additional donation to support FAO’s work against hunger in the region

19 May 2017, Rome — FAO and the Istituto Italo-Latino Americano (IILA) are joining forces to bolster food security, agriculture and rural development in Latin America. 

An agreement signed today by FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and IILA Secretary-General Donato di Santo, establishes the base for future knowledge exchange and rolling out joint activities for the next five years.

IILA is a Rome-based international Organization counting Italy and 20

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.