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Il est essentiel d’accroître la vigilance pour lutter contre la propagation du virus H5N1

13 juillet 2016, Rome--- Le Directeur général de la FAO, M. José Graziano da Silva, s’est entretenu avec M.Sommanogo Koutou, Ministre des ressources animales et halieutiques du Burkina Faso, en marge de la 32ème session du Comité des pêches de la FAO.

M. Graziano da Silva a remercié le ministre Sommanogo Koutou pour sa participation au Comité des pêches et à la Conférence régionale de l’Organisation pour l’Afrique, qui s’est

Fisheries is one of the largest contributors to the country's economy

13 June 2016, Rome - FAO's Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Bernhard Esau, Minister for Fisheries and Marine Resources of the Republic of Namibia, in Rome to attend FAO's Committee of Fisheries. 

"The fisheries sector is important for Namibia not only economically but also socially," he said in remarks after the meeting. "Fisheries is one of the largest contributors to our economy in terms of jobs as well as

Talks focus on support to livestock diseases and aquaculture

13 June 2016, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Ghana's Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Hanny-Sherry Ayittey, in Rome to attend FAO's Committee of Fisheries (COFI), for talks that focused on support to livestock diseases, fisheries and aquaculture.

Discussions also touched upon the Port State Measures agreement, the world's first binding treaty to tackle Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported fisheries (IUU).  

Watch the Minister's remarks following the meeting:

"We need to strengthen capacity of countries to enforce the law"- Minister Fakahau

13 June 2016, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Tonga's Minister for Agriculture, Food, Forestry and Fisheries, Semisi Tauelangi Fakahau, who was in Rome to attend FAO's annual Committee on Fisheries. 

FAO Director-General praised Tongas's effort, as it is one of the 34 countries (plus the European Union on behalf of its 28 members) that have acceded to the Port State Measures Agreement,  the world's first international treaty specifically aimed

Port State Measures agreement helps preserve countries' rights, Minister says

12 June 2016, Rome - FAO Director-General today met Musa Tibin Musa Adam, Federal Minister for Animal Resources of the Republic of the Sudan, in Rome to attend the Organization’s Committee on Fisheries (11-15 July) and at a special event held to celebrate the entry into force of the Port State Measures agreement (PSMA) on Monday.

The agreement is the world's first international treaty specifically aimed at tackling Illegal,