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Increasing competitiveness and organizing family farmers, amongst top urgencies

4 June 2015, Expo Milan (Italy) – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with Moldova’s Minister for Agriculture and Food Industry, Ion Sula. The two principals met on the margins of the International Agricultural Forum at EXPO Milan, attended by more than 50 agriculture ministers and delegates from more than 100 countries and international organizations.

“We are very pleased to continue our collaboration with FAO,” the Minister said

Minister briefs FAO chief on progress in livestock emission mitigation and innovative fishing nets

4 June 2015, Expo Milan (Italy) - FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, today met with New Zealand’s Minister for Primary Industries, Nathan Guy, on the margins of the International Agricultural Forum at EXPO Milan, attended by more than 50 agriculture ministers and delegates from more than 100 countries and international organizations.

Research to mitigate methane emissions from livestock

The Minister briefed the Director-General on the country’s progress in the development

Photo: ©FAO/Seyllou Diallo
72 pays ont diminué de moitié la proportion de leur population affamée

27 mai 2015, Rome – Le nombre de personnes victimes de la faim dans le monde s'établit à 795 millions – soit 216 millions de moins qu'en 1990-92 –, ce qui équivaut à 1 personne sur 9, d'après la dernière édition du rapport annuel des Nations Unies L'État de l'insécurité alimentaire dans le monde 2015 (SOFI).

Dans les régions en développement, la prévalence de la sous-alimentation – qui mesure la

Photo: courtesy of the Government of Azerbaijan/http://en.president.az/articles/15299
Strengthening partnership to boost the agricultural sector of Azerbaijan and neighboring countries

27 May 2015, Baku - FAO will soon establish a partnership and liaison office in the capital city of Azerbaijan, to help manage a new partnership aimed at boosting the agricultural and rural sector of Azerbaijan and neighboring countries.

Two agreements - formalizing the partnership, and establishing the new office - were signed here recently by Azerbaijan Minister of Agriculture Heydar Asadov and FAO Director-General Jose' Graziano da Silva.

Photo: ©FAO/Olga Grebennikova
A milestone in collaboration
23 May 2015, Astana, Kazakhstan - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and Kazakhstan's Minister of Agriculture Assylzhan Mamytbekov today signed an agreement establishing an FAO Partnership and Liaison Office in the country.

FAO's new partnership progamme with Kazakhstan will facilitate international cooperation efforts, bringing FAO and the government together to support of national development goals and priorities as well as assist other countries in