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Food loss and waste reduction center the discussion

3 April 2014, Bucharest, Romania – Expansion of cooperation between FAO and Finland was discussed during a meeting  between Director-General José Graziano da Silva and Finland’s State Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Risto Artjoki.

The meeting took place on the margins of the 29th FAO Regional Conference for Europe, which is the Organization’s regional governing body for Europe and Central Asia.

Graziano da Silva highlighted the positive impact

Graziano da Silva meets Deputy Minister of Agriculture at FAO Regional Conference for Europe

3 April 2014, Bucharest, Romania – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Georgia David Natroshvili agreed to expand cooperation in many areas of agriculture, particularly in animal health and cooperatives development.

Their encounter took place on the margins of the 29th FAO Regional Conference for Europe, which is the Organization’s governing body for the Europe and Central Asia region.

The Deputy Ministry underlined that his

FAO to open office in Tirana

3 April 2014, Bucharest, Romania – At a meeting between FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and Edmond Panariti, Albanian Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Water Administration, the parties agreed on strengthening FAO cooperation with Albania and jointly starting the process of opening a fully-fledged FAO office in Tirana.

The meeting took place on the margins of the 29th FAO Regional Conference for Europe, which is the Organization’s regional

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UN food and agriculture chief: ready to work with European and Central Asian countries facing food insecurity, obesity, high rates of food waste and losses
2 April 2014, Bucharest – The impact of climate change on food production figured prominently in the words of FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, as he addressed the opening of the Organization’s Regional Conference for Europe here today, attended by delegations from 46 countries.

Graziano da Silva referred to a report released this week by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which forecasts serious disruptions to agriculture
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Graziano da Silva meets with State Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Melioration

2 April 2014, Bucharest, Romania – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met today with State Secretary of the Kyrgyz Ministry of Agriculture and Melioration Nurlan Duisheev, on the margins of the 29th FAO Regional Conference for Europe.

Following the talks, Duisheev said he was happy to have a “very fruitful exchange of opinions between the closest partner of the Kyrgyz Government on the way of building a strong and