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Agro-industries, key for the eradication of poverty and hunger

Strengthening cooperation with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization

2 July 2017, Rome - FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva today met Li Yong, Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), a longstanding FAO partner in the context of food security and industrial development, to discuss cooperation between both organizations. 

The talks took place ahead of the session in Rome of the FAO Conference, the organization’s governing body on 3-8 July.

Watch UNIDO's Director-General remarks following the meeting: