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Meeting with International Telecommunication Union Secretary-General

28 October 2016, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met the Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union, Houlin Zhao, for talks on joint cooperation to develop e-agriculture strategies – a field focusing on using improved information and communication processes to enhance f agricultural and rural development and the livelihoods of rural communities.

FAO, with ITU’s support, is already directly involved with e-agriculture strategies to assist countries in

"All efforts for agriculture and food security everywhere have to take account of climate change"

21 October 2016, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met David Nabarro, United Nations Secretary-General Special Adviser on 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, David Nabarro, for talks that focused on the impact of climate change in agriculture. 

"Climate change is already affecting food security for tens of millions of people throughout the world, and it is getting worse particularly because of seasonal fluctuations like El Niño that we've had,”

Le Mali s’engage à mettre en œuvre le Projet régional d’appui au pastoralisme au Sahel (PRAPS)

20 octobre 2016, Rome--- Le Directeur général de la FAO, M. José Graziano da Silva, s’est entretenu aujourd’hui avec M. Nango Dembélé, Ministre de l’élevage et de la pêche de la République du Mali, en marge de la 43ème session du Comité de la sécurité alimentaire mondiale (CSA).

Au cours de leur rencontre, M. Graziano da Silva et M. Dembélé ont notamment abordé la question de la contribution des secteurs

Focus on nutrition and climate change

20 October 2016, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met private sector representatives to the Committee on World Food Security (CFS), for talks that focused on joint efforts to improve nutrition and tackle the effects of climate change. 

A global conversation 

In addition to acting as the UN system's guiding body for food security and nutrition debates, CFS is structured to allow participants from civil society, the private sector,

Talks on the sidelines of FAO's Committee for Food Security

19 October 2016, Rome - FAO Director-General today met Carrie Hessler-Radelet, Director of Peace Corps of the United States of America, for talks exploring ways of cooperation. 

Watch her remarks following the meeting:

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