Media contacts

FAO headquarters (Rome, Italy)

FAO media relations office (calls from journalists only):
tel: (+39) 06 570 53625
[email protected]

Non-media inquiries/all other calls:
tel: (+39) 06 57051
[email protected]
FAO contacts/global offices

Yasmina Bouziane
Director, Office of Communications
[email protected]

Marcio Alonso
Chief, Media Relations
tel: (+39) 06 570 50071
[email protected]

Peter Mayer
tel: (+39) 06 570 53304
[email protected]

Andrea Concer 
tel: (+39) 06 570 52518
[email protected]

Christopher Emsden 
tel: (+39) 06 570 53291
[email protected]

Irina Utkina
tel: (+39) 06 570 52542
[email protected]

Karen Mardelli 
tel: (+39) 06 570 56886
[email protected]

Laura Quinones
[email protected]

Sreya Banerjee
[email protected]

Nicholas Rigillo
[email protected]

Francis Markus
[email protected]


Multimedia Contacts

Photo Library
e-mail: [email protected]

FAO Audio
e-mail: [email protected]

Tszmei Ho (Video)
tel: (+39) 06 570 54746
e-mail: [email protected]

Regional and liaison offices

Regional Office for Africa (RAF)
Accra, Ghana

Zoie Jones
tel: (+233) 50 647 6159
email: [email protected] 

Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (RAP)
Bangkok, Thailand

Allan Dow
tel: (+66) (0) 2 697 4126
mobile: (+66) (0)81 899 7354
e-mail: [email protected]

Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (REU)
Budapest, Hungary

Victoria Kalinin
tel: (+36) 1 461 2033
e-mail: [email protected]

Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (RLC)
Santiago, Chile

Anne De Lannoy
tel: (+56) 229 23 2213
e-mail: [email protected]

Regional Office for the Near East (RNE)
Cairo, Egypt

Mohamed Alaidaroos
tel: (+20) 2 3331 6000 ext. 2714
e-mail: [email protected]

Liaison Office for Japan (LOJ)
Yokohama, Japan

e-mail: [email protected]

Liaison Office with the United Nations (LON)
New York, USA

Mattia Romano
tel: (+1 917) 946 5642
e-mail: [email protected]

Liaison Office for North America (LOW)
Washington, DC, USA

Ahdi Mohammed
tel: + (202) 653-2451
e-mail: [email protected]

Liaison Office with the European Union and Belgium
Brussels, Belgium

Myrto Arvaniti
tel: +32 (0)22 040744
e-mail: [email protected]

Liaison Office with the Russian Federation
Moscow, Russian Federation

Vladimir Mikheev
tel.: + 7 495 787 21 64
e-mail: [email protected]

Liaison Office in Geneva
Geneva, Switzerland 

Adriano José Timossi 
tel: (+41) 22 917 5823
[email protected]

Tools for journalists

Media queries

To speak with an FAO expert
Make arrangements with one of our Rome-based or regional media relations officers, call (+39) 06 570 53625 or write to: [email protected]

For radio interviews
Call (+39) 06 570 50404 or email [email protected]

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