Food and Agriculture Organization


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Synonyms for Food and Agriculture Organization

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

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Kluwer is honoured to work in close harmony with the Food and Agriculture Organization and our colleague STM publishers to further the worldwide dissemination of scientific information.
Summary: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the Agriculture Ministry are jointly working together to help bolster food security policies in Lebanon.
OFFLU is the name of the network of avian influenza expertise inaugurated jointly in 2005 by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the World Organisation for Animal Health, Achievements and constraints to date and plans for the future are described.
According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), much of women's work--whether it's planting and harvesting crops, collecting fuel wood, taking care of children or cooking food--is generally not counted in standard measures of a country's economic status, since most of it is not done for pay.
International funding agency members include the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, and the World Bank Group.
Worldwide, at least 1,500 of the roughly 5,000 domesticated livestock breeds "are now rare--represented by less than 20 breeding males on the planet or less than 1,000 breeding females," explains Keith Hammond, senior officer for Animal Genetic Resources with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome.
This is the overwhelming consensus of the international scientific community, including the Royal Society, National Academy of Sciences, the World Health Organization, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the European Commission, the French Academy of Medicine, and the American Medical Association.
Summary: The Food and Agriculture Organization handed the Lebanese Ministry of Agriculture special equipment for the amount of $300,000 for inspecting imported and exported food products so as to comply with international standards.
Takeuchi, Food Quality and Standards Service, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy; email: Masami.
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