FAO


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  • noun

Synonyms for FAO

the United Nations agency concerned with the international organization of food and agriculture

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Held on the theme "African Youth in Agricultural and Rural Development," the FAO Regional Conference took place on March 24-27, with attendance of representatives from 51 African countries.
Mujawar indicated to the projects implemented by the FAO in Yemen and the technical and consultative assistances offered in many different areas in the sectors of agriculture and fish.
Whereas FAO reported that price rates of dairy products are increased as compare to meat price rates.
Before coming to Pakistan, Patrick served in Sri Lanka for 5 years as the FAO Representative for Sri Lanka and the Maldives.
The Regional conference may make recommendations on priority subjects and needs for technical assistance in agricultural and rural development in the region to member nations in the region, to FAO Conference and Council, to the FAO Regional Office and FAO technical departments.
Between 2003 and 2009, Turkey gave priority to women in processing, packing and storing agricultural products, the FAO report said.
Buyers' needs are clearly driving the role of technology in FAO -- a segment which is no longer considered a tie and run solution -- as evidenced by recent increase in M& A activities and partnerships, particularly with independent software vendors, the study adds.
FAO Research is the only independent research firm worldwide focused exclusively on the Finance & Accounting Outsourcing (FAO) and Procurement Outsourcing markets.
Requests to FAO and OIE for expert missions to affected countries arrive on a regular basis, and demand exceeds supply.
With no formal training program, the viability and capabilities of the FAO cadre relied heavily on the individual officers' own initiative in developing their international outlook, language skills, and cultural appreciation.
According to FAO officials who participated in the process, the amount of monitoring necessary to safely grow GM crops erodes some of the cost advantages that advocates of the technology boast about, though they said that in many cases GM crops are still less costly than traditional crops.
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Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zimbabwe are among the African countries hardest hit in their agricultural labor force and suffering the worst from what the FAO terms "food emergencies.