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FAO and EU join forces to fight hunger

EU Commission President Barroso meets with FAO Director-General

European Commission President José Manuel Barroso met in Brussels with the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, José Graziano da Silva.

They agreed that the EU is a key strategic partner for FAO and should play a full role in it. They discussed food security including development, resilience and nutrition policies, as well as global governance issues.

Mr Graziano da Silva also met Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs, Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Dacian Cioloș and Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Maria Damanaki.

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