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Diverse areas of FAO's technical assistance to the country discussed

17 May 2018, Voronezh, Russian FederationFAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met with Albania's Agriculture and Rural Development General Secretary Aurora Alimadhi.

They met on the margins of [...]

Talks on the sidelines of FAO’s Regional Conference in Voronezh

17 May 2018, Voronezh, Russian FederationOn the margins of the 31st session of FAO’s Regional Conference for Europe, Graziano da Silva today met with Hudayberdi Hajyyev, of Turkmenistan’s [...]

Photo: ©FAO//Alessandra Benedetti.
Impacts of climate change on the region's limited resources, especially water, also needs to be addressed

10 May 2018, Rome - Conflict has increased food insecurity in the Near East and to reverse this situation it is crucial to strengthen the resilience of poor, rural communities, Read more »

Minister Zeaiter: "One third of the countries in the Near East and North Africa are home to or witness to conflicts"

10 May 2018, Rome - Graziano da Silva today met FAO's Regional Conference for the Near East Chair, Ghazi Zeaiter, Minister for Agriculture of the Lebanese Republic, who called for [...]

Graziano da Silva reaffirms support for UAE date palm production, developing agriculture in a harsh climate

9 May 2018, Rome - FAO Director-General Jose’ Graziano da Silva today praised the visionary leadership support for sustainable agriculture  of Sheik Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan of the United [...]