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Talks on the margins of FAO's regional conference

11 May 2018, Rome - FAO chief José Graziano da Silva today held talks talks on joint cooperation with Tunisia's Minister for Agriculture Samir Taieb, who was in Rome to attend the Organization's Near East Regional Conference. 

Award acknowledges FAO’s work including in areas of protracted crises

11 May 2018, Rome – In recognition of leading FAO’s efforts to combat hunger, Director-General José Graziano da Silva has been awarded the Order of the Two Niles of the First Class by the Government of the Sudan.

Abdullatif Ajimi, Federal Minister of Agriculture and Forests, said that the prestigious honour had been bestowed upon Graziano da Silva in particular for his efforts to advance Sudan’s cooperation with FAO throughout

Cooperation continues

9 May 2018, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Faleh Al Thani, Assistant Undersecretary for Agriculture and Fisheries of Qatar, who was in Rome to attend FAO's Regional Conference for the Near East. 

FAO Director-General meets the country’s Agriculture minister

8 May 2018, Rome – In talks with the country’s Agriculture Minister Ahmad Fateh Al Qaderi, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today reaffirmed the organization’s support to protecting and restoring rural livelihoods in Syria.

Despite significant setbacks, agriculture continues to sustain almost half of the food supply in Syria, serving as a lifeline for millions vulnerable Syrians.

FAO is supporting farmers in the Whole of Syria from Damascus and using

Working together

7 May 2018, Rome - FAO Director-General today met with Bahrain's Under Secretary of Agriculture Ebrahim Ahmed on the sidelines of FAO's Regional Conference for the Near East, where Ministers of agriculture, partner organisations, sister agencies and senior officials of Member Countries meet to elaborate on regional challenges and priorities related to food and agriculture. 

Watch the Minister's remarks following the meeting: 

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