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Talks on sustainable agriculture and challenges facing the Small Island Developing States

28 September 2016, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Cabo Verde's Minister for Agriculture and the Environment, Gilberto Correia e Silva, for talks that focused on bilateral cooperation for sustainable development and challenges and emerging issues in agriculture, forestry and fisheries for Small Island Developing States (SIDS). 

Watch the Minister's remarks following the meeting at FAO headquarters: 


Meeting with University of Bonn's Center for Development Research

26 September 2016, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Joachim von Braun, Director of University of Bonn's Center for Development Research, in Rome to attend the opening of the 25th Session of FAO's Committee on Agriculture (COAG 25) as a keynote speaker.

Von Braun underscored the need for scientific innovation in agriculture to go hand-in-hand with policy reform.

"Agriculture and food systems are transforming, and that

Talks on role of technology for rural development

26 September 2016, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Sierra Leone's Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security, Monty Jones, in Rome to attend the 25th Session of the Committee on Agriculture (COAG 25).

Talks focused on the role of technology for the improvement of agricultural production and productivity in Africa. 

Watch the Minister's remarks following the meeting:

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Graziano da Silva puts hunger at heart of discussions during week in New York

22 September 2016, New York: During the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly at the UN Headquarters in New York, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, participated in several high-level events emphasizing the need to eradicate hunger and improve nutrition, address the root causes of distress migration crisis and combat the spread of antimicrobial resistance, among many other issues.

While addressing the UN summit on Migration and Refugees, the Director-General said that working in rural areas

Graziano da Silva meets ECOSOC’s President Shava in New York

20 September 2016, New York - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met the President of the United Nation’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Frederick Musiiwa Makamure Shava where they discussed shared priorities in FAO and ECOSOC’s areas of work.

During their talks on the side-lines of the United Nation’s General Assembly in New York, Shava expressed his concern about the issue of food insecurity in Africa and assured