Ex-Directeur général  José Graziano da Silva


FAO Director-General calls for greater promotion of a dietary pattern that can also contribute to preserve the environment and empower local producers

15 May 2019, Rome/Palermo – Redoubling efforts to promote the Mediterranean diet could lead to better health for all and help curb the rising levels of obesity while fostering sustainable [...]

FAO’s Director-General urges policy makers to promote diversification and healthier food systems

15 May 2019, New York - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today urged countries to identify concrete solutions to help developing countries, especially those dependent on agricultural commodity-exports, to [...]

Talks focus on integrated food systems to improve food and nutrition security

16 May 2019, Vientiane - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met the Lao PDR Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith.

The meeting took place in a joint FAO-IFAD-WFP visit to see [...]

FAO chief participates in his last retreat among other UN agencies heads in Geneva

10 May 2019, Geneva - At his last session of the Chief Executives Board of the United Nations, in Geneva, José Graziano da Silva received a commemorative silver [...]

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Ensuring safe and balanced diets for everyone requires implementation of international food safety regulations, technology and innovation

23 April 2019, Geneva - International trade is a very important tool for tackling hunger but countries must also guarantee that globally traded food is of good quality, safe and Read more »