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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World Food Day is commemorated annually around the world on 16 October, in honour of the founding date of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization.
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is the first international experience centre in the preparation of strategies for the agricultural sector and thus asking help from FAO will add value to a document adopted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries as a comprehensive strategy for the sustainable development of the agricultural sector and rural development until 2040.
The two-day workshop hosted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by the Ministry of Agriculture, and will be participated by officials from a number of countries and GCC, in addition to experts from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Summary: Rai expressed his readiness Thursday to cooperate with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to eliminate poverty, saying that hunger has no religion.
Pakistan was earlier elected to the 49-member FAO Council of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), which is a specialized body of the UN system composed of 192 members addressing issues of agriculture and food security.
He was addressing the agriculture scientists and farmers on the eve of World Food Day function held at the Agricultural Research Institute Tarnab Farm Peshawar with the collaboration of World Food Organization and World Food and Agriculture Organization on Tuesday morning.
The Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Health Organization--both agencies of the United Nations--invited scientists from a wide range of biological sciences and representatives of various international organizations to Rome in May 2008 to consider health and safety concerns about using nanotechnology in food or agriculture.
Summary: Rome - Morocco's permanent representative to the Rome-based Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Hassan Abouyoub, was elected on Monday Vice-Chairman of the council of this Organization.
ISEZ was cosponsored by OIE, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, the US Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, the Department of Interior US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, the World Health Organization, and CDC.
Codex Alimentarius (Latin for "food code") was founded by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) under the auspices of the United Nations (UN) in 1962.
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