Former Director-General  José Graziano da Silva


Joint statement calls for urgent scale up of assistance

FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today that there was still time to avoid food security crises in the Sahel, during a high level meeting convened by the World [...]

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FAO’s new Director-General prioritizes Horn of Africa

“Long-awaited rains coupled with substantial agricultural inputs and the humanitarian response deployed in the last six months are the main reasons for this improvement,” FAO’s new Director-General José Graziano da Read more »

Building resilience to face droughts

Nairobi, Kenya. 1 February 2012. FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, Kenyan President, Mwai Kibaki, and Prime Minister Raila Amollo Odinga, coincided on the need to build resilience so farmers [...]

Food security and cooperation in the agenda

29 January 2012. Addis Ababa – FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, and the President of Djibouti, Ismael Omar Guelleh, discussed food security and cooperation in a side-meeting during the [...]

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From Porto Alegre to Davos: Graziano da Silva also attended Thematic Social Forum

In just two days, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva has gone from reaching out to members of social movements in South America to meeting in Europe with some of [...]