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L’objectif Faim Zéro: une priorité pour le Gabon

6 avril 2016, Abidjan - Le Directeur général de la FAO, M. José Graziano da Silva, s'est entretenu aujourd’hui avec M. Mathieu Mboumba Nziengui, Ministre d'Etat, Ministre gabonais de l'agriculture et de l'entreprenariat agricole, en marge de la 29ème session de la Conférence régionale de la FAO pour l'Afrique qui se tient cette semaine à Abidjan, en Côte d’Ivoire.

Au cours de leur entretien, M. José Graziano da Silva et M.

Talks with SIDS representatives at FAO African regional conference

6 April 2016, Abidjan,Côte d’Ivoire – What is happening to Small Island Developing States (SIDS) can affect the rest of the globe if we don’t act quickly to mitigate and adapt to climate change, FAO Director-General warned today.

“We need to protect SIDS from their special vulnerability”, he stressed at a meeting with ministers of Cabo Verde, Comoros, Guinea-Bissau, São Tomé and Príncipe, Mauritius, Madagascar and the Seychelles

Time to move forward the Action Programme of the SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway

6 April 2016, Abidjan – The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, José Graziano da Silva, has called for stronger partnerships with Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and appealed the UN system, regional and inter-regional bodies, development partners and non-state actors to address food and nutrition challenges faced by SIDS.

“Promoting agriculture development and food systems in SIDS is aimed at providing financial instruments

Focus on the country’s lead role in South-South cooperation projects

4 April 2016, Rome – The FAO Director-General and China’s Vice Minister for Agriculture, Dongyu Qu, today discussedthe country’s lead role in promoting South-South Cooperation (SSC) projects, which help developing countries share and transfer knowledge and expertise to further innovation and good practices.

China is the most important partner and largest contributor to FAO’s SSC programme.

“FAO’s long-lasting and smooth cooperation with China is very important for us, specially when we

Ongoing collaboration ahead of the World Humanitarian Summit

30 March 2016, New York - FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva met with Stephen O’Brien, head of the UN’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, in New York today to discuss ongoing collaboration ahead of the World Humanitarian Summit and plans to deploy an early warning system for major weather events such as El Nino.

FAO’s Director-General emphasized that FAO has a lot to contribute to the Istanbul