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Norway’s Minister for Agriculture and Food in talks with FAO’s Director-General

8 June 2015, Rome – Norway’s Minister for Agriculture and Food, Sylvi Listhaug, and FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, held talks today that focused on fighting hunger, promoting sustainable agriculture and addressing climate change.

“This is my first visit to FAO so I was very interested to learn about the work that the Organization is doing, and what is on the agenda,” Minister Listhaug said following her meeting with

El impulso al Plan de Seguridad Alimentaria, Nutrición y Erradicación del Hambre 2025 centra el encuentro

Roma, 8 de junio de 2015 - El Director General de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, ha mantenido hoy un encuentro con  el Ministro para la Agricultura y Ganadería, Orestes Fredesman Ortéz Andrade.

“Hemos intercambiado impresiones sobre los desafíos que tenemos en El Salvador y las oportunidades de cooperación con la FAO”, ha afirmado el Ministro tras el encuentro.

Plan de Seguridad Alimentaria, Nutrición y Erradicación del Hambre 2025 de

Agreement takes place within framework of South-South Cooperation

8 June 2015, Rome – The Islamic Republic of Iran and FAO are strengthening their joint capacity-development efforts aimed at improving nutrition, increasing agricultural productivity and reducing rural poverty at a global and regional level.

This follows a Letter of Intent signed today by Iran’s Minister for Jihad-e-Agriculture, Mahmoud Hojjati, and FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva.

In particular, activities linked to the agreement will take place within the framework of

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Award ceremony recognizes global efforts towards eradicating hunger
7 June 2015, Rome - An international awards ceremony today recognized the great effort made by countries around the world which has led to the near achievement of the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target to halve the proportion of hungry people by a 2015 deadline, or bringing it below the 5 percent threshold.

A majority - 72 out of 129 - of the countries monitored
Graziano da Silva sets priorities with the heads of delegation from the region

7 June 2015, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today praised the first ever participation by representatives from all 13 Pacific island countries at a meeting of FAO’s governing Conference.

“I would like to convey my gratitude for this historic participation, which is a clear demonstration of the engagement of your countries in the work of FAO,” Graziano da Silva said.

He made the remarks during a meeting with