4 September 2015, Yaoundé, Cameroon – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today today met with representatives of civil society, the private sector and farmers organizations during his visit to Cameroon. He congratulated them for the country’s achievement of the Millenium Development Goals and the World Food Summit hunger targets, stating that this was possible also due to the important work of farmers that account for 80% of the food production
4 September 2015, Yaoundé -- Cameroon and FAO today signed two agreements: one creating a $20 million, five-year Partnership Programme aimed at promoting agricultural development in the Central African nation, the other establishing an expanded Partnership and Liaison office here in the capital.
The agreements were signed by Pierre Moukoko Mbonjo Cameroon's Minister of External Relations, Essimi Menye, the country's Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development, and FAO Director-General José
2 September 2015, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today held talks with Leyla Aliyeva, FAO National Goodwill Ambassador and Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation to explore joint activities focusing on the fight against hunger and malnutrition.
By collaborating with FAO, Aliyeva is commited to promoting global development and sustainable agriculture initiatives, which are among FAO’s key priorities. She also supports FAO in raising awareness on the
27 августа 2015, Шпицберген, Норвегия - Сорта одной из самых важных мировых сельскохозяйственных культур будут сохранены в арктических льдах. Жозе Грациану да Силва, Генеральный директор Продовольственной и сельскохозяйственной организации Объединенных Наций (ФАО) присоединился к группе научных экспертов и делегатов из Перу, Коста-Рики и Норвегии для участия в специальной церемонии на острове Шпицберген.
Специальное хранилище стало частью Всемирного семенохранилища на Шпицбергене, находящегося в районе вечной мерзлоты, к северу от Полярного круга,
25 June, 2015, Moscow – FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva concluded a three-day visit to Russia, his first official trip since being re-elected to his post, meeting senior government officials, researchers and the head of the leading news agency.
Meeting with Foreign Minister
FAO Director-General and Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met and outlined the priority areas for their cooperation. They highlighted the need to strengthen the interaction between FAO