19 February 2014, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met Sierra Leone’s Minister of Agriculture, Food Security and Forestry, Joseph Sam Sesay at FAO headquarters today.
The Minister thanked Graziano da Silva for the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) support and for the related national agriculture investment plan, which once finalized allowed the country to raise 50 million dollars from the Global Agriculture and Food Security
20 February 2014, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met with Bhutan’s Minister for Agriculture and Forests, Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, at FAO headquarters today.
Both leaders discussed the excellent collaboration between the Organization and Bhutan during the preparation of the Country Programming Framework, a tool for the FAO country-level strategic prioritization and overall medium-term country-level programming. Graziano da Silva thanked the Minister for his personal involvement throughout the
19 February 2014, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met the State Minister for Finance of Bangladesh, M.A. Mannan, at FAO headquarters today.
The head of FAO noted that Bangladesh was one of the 38 countries from all regions in the world awarded by FAO in 2013 for having made outstanding progress in the fight against hunger, having met the Millennium Development Goal target for halving the proportion
19 February 2014, Rome – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Arab Authority for Agricultural Investment and Development (AAAID) Mohamed Bin Obaid Al-Mazrouei at FAO headquarters today.
Established in 1976, the AAAID is a financial institution based in Khartoum, Republic of Sudan, and with a regional office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Bin Obaid Al-Mazrouei informed Graziano
20 February 2014, Rome - The world had a common responsibility to support Africa as it strives to achieve inclusive agricultural and rural development, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today at an Italy-Africa Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture in Rome.
The Director-General welcomed a new blueprint plan identifying ways in which Italy can support agricultural growth in the region that focuses on supporting small-scale farmers, strengthening the agri-food sector and promoting