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Director General  José Graziano da Silva

Talks with Kiribati's Minister for the Environment, Lands and Agricultural Development

Graziano da Silva reiterates support to Pacific island states

12 February 2018, Rome - FAO Director-General today thanked Kiribati for its ongoing collaboration in various joint projects, which include FAO-led disaster relief after last year's cyclone, and a pending proposal for the Global Environment Facility. 

In a meeting with the country's Minister for the Environment, Lands and Agricultural Development, Graziano da Silva made a special point of offering his condolences to the people of Kiribati for the recent tragedy in which 88 lives were lost when a ferry sank on 2 February.