23 October 2015, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met today with Edmond Panariti, Minister for Agriculture, Rural Development and Water Management of the Republic of Albania, in talks focusing on FAO assistance to help the country improve its methodologies for agricultural statistics.
“A sustainable system of statistics in agriculture is one of the issues we want to address together,” the Minister said in remarks
21 October 2015, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and Rabobank Vice President Berry Marttin, met today for discussions that focused on the partnership between the UN agency and the financial institution aimed at helping small-scale farmers in East Africa.
FAO and the Rabobank Foundation began their collaboration in 2013 and Marttin, describing it as a “great partnership” said “it was very important that when we started we
16 October 2016, Expo Milan - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met European Union (EU) Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, to discuss cooperation in the fight against hunger.
"World Food Day is evidence that we need to focus on global partnerships to enhance the response to food crises and to meet the Zero Hunger challenge," said Commissioner Mimica. He made the remarks at a global
14 octobre 2015, Rome- M. José Graziano da Silva, Directeur général de la FAO, s’est entretenu aujourd’hui avec M. Théotime Soule Balouwe, Ministre centrafricain chargé du Développement du monde rural,en marge de la 42ème session du Comité de la sécurité alimentaire mondiale (CSA).
Le Directeur général de la FAO a reconnu la participation de M. Soule Balouwe et de sa délégation aux travaux du Comité de la sécurité alimentaire mondiale,
14 October 2015, Rome - FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, today met with Russia’s Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Gennady Gatilov, and Deputy Minister for Agriculture Sergey Levin.
Russia as a resource partner
Graziano da Silva thanked Russia for its strong financial and political support to the establishment of FAO Liaison Office in Moscow which opened earlier this year. He also expressed appreciation for the country’s strengthened partnership with FAO,