Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Type IGO
Website fao.org
Year founded 1945
Location Rome Italy Italy
Budget USD 1-4.9M
Functions Advocacy, Fieldwork, Research
Funding sources Governments or multi-govt organizations
Tags environment energy food and agriculture
Summary The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Its goal is to achieve food security for all and make sure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. With over 194 member states, FAO works in over 130 countries worldwide. They believe that everyone can play a part in ending hunger.


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FAO · 2022 English

The Time Table lays out the order of the meeting in detail with a schedule and with referenes to relevant papers and other meeting related to the roll-out of the …


FAO · 2022

South-South Cooperation (SSC) is increasingly recognized as an effective instrument for catalyzing economic development by fostering the exchange of innovation and good practices, and expanding market opportunities across countries with …


FAO · 2022

This document presents the technical details of the first ever country-driven Global Soil Organic Carbon Sequestration Potential Map (GSOCseq). This map allows for the estimation of top (0–30 cm) soil …


FAO · 2022

Whilst conjecture remains regarding the quantity of abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded fishing gear (ALDFG) entering the ocean, ALDFG is recognised as the most harmful form of marine plastic litter …


FAO · 2022

Water resources are under tremendous pressure due to growing demand, climate change and anthropogenic pollution in Lebanon. Rapidly declining water quality is a key indicator of the water resource degradation …


FAO · 2022

This report aims to highlight the current strengths of the institutional DRR system for agriculture in Belarus as well as indicate existing gaps and capacity needs to further enhance it. …


FAO · 2022

Moroccan Locust (DMA) hatching started in Tajikistan earlier than in other countries, at the beginning of March. DMA hatching in Afghanistan and Uzbekistan was recorded during the second and third …


FAO · 2022

The fourth issue of the FAO Uzbekistan Newsletter covers the period from January to March 2022 and is presented in a new format, where a special place is given to …


FAO · 2022

This is the second newsletter of the FAO PLO in ROK. It contains news on the activities that have been done in the second quarter of 2021. It is divided …


FAO · 2022

This document contains the proceedings of the IMCSNET’s first ever virtual GFETW, which took place online on 13 and 14 July 2021. Nearly 600 monitoring, control and surveillance (MCS) practitioners …


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