Addressing the Our Ocean Conference in the United States capital, Graziano da Silva praised the signatories of the FAO-brokered Agreement on Port State Measures to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing (PSMA).
International Mother Earth Day helps raise awareness of the importance of preserving our natural resources. It reminds us that the Earth and its ecosystems are our home. We must take of them. And FAO has an important role to play.
FAO Director General, José Graziano Da Silva prepared the following message for the opening ceremony of the regional meeting on Agroecology in sub-Saharan Africa, held in Dakar, Senegal of 5 and 6 November 2015.