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Director General  José Graziano da Silva

FAO Director-General meets Japan's Minister of Foreign Affairs

12 May 2017, Tokyo - Graziano da Silva today thanked the Government of Japan for its continuous support to FAO's work at a meeting with Japan's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Fumio Kishida. 

Japan is the second contributor to FAO’s Regular Budget and one of the ten greatest providers of extrabudgetary resources.

During a week-long official visit to the country, Graziano da Silva highlighted the Japanese example as a global model for healthy diets

He noted that Japan has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with other countries - an interaction FAO is keen to promote as an activity related to the United Nations Decade on Nutrition.