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Director General  José Graziano da Silva

FAO Director General meets Minister Samuda ahead of FAO's Regional Conference in Montego Bay

Talks with Jamaica's Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister

6 March 2018, Montego Bay - Ahead of the 35th FAO Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean taking place in Montego Bay, FAO Director-General met with Jamaica's Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Karl Samuda.

For the first time ever, all 33 countries of the region are attending the three-day meeting, which ends Thursday. 

Graziano da Silva urged governments around Latin America and the Caribbean to keep the fight against hunger at the top of their policy agendas, calling also for a “radical transformation” of food systems to combat the spreading scourge of overweight and obesity