UN Food and Agricultural Organization

Abbreviation: 
FAO
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FAO is a special agency of the United Nations (UN). FAO has three main goals:

  • Eradication of hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition
  • Elimination of poverty and the driving forward of economic and social progress for all
  • Sustainable management and utilization of natural resources, including land, water, air, climate and genetic resources for the benefit of present and future generations.
Year Established: 
1945

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