Former Director-General  José Graziano da Silva


German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Graziano da Silva met in Berlin on Friday, 20 January, to discuss global food security issues, FAO’s work and how to strengthen cooperation.

During their meeting [...]

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Support to poorest countries to be scaled up

3 January 2012, Rome- Two days after taking over, FAO's new Director-General José Graziano da Silva told his inaugural press conference that the total elimination of hunger and undernourishment from Read more »

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Says fight against hunger must be linked to other global challenges

1 January 2012, Rome - José Graziano da Silva has formally taken the helm of the Food and Agriculture Organization.

The new Director-General is pushing for a renewed focus Read more »

9th Dec 2011

I feel most honored to have been invited to share with you some ideas on South-South Cooperation on the occasion of the closing ceremony of the Global South South Development [...]

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More than 100 success stories highlighted at global gathering

9 December 2011, Rome - The Fourth Annual Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD Expo) concluded Friday at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome having spotlighted and showcased Read more »