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division of the United Nations which deals with food and agriculture
designated to be received by a certain person
Fao Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Joint Acronyms and Abbreviations
Food and Agriculture Organization (UN); foreign area officer
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International Relations and Security Acronyms
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

was founded in 1945 with a mandate to raise levels of nutrition and standards of living, to improve agricultural productivity, and to better the condition of rural populations.

Today, FAO is one of the largest specialized agencies in the United Nations system and the lead agency for agriculture, forestry, fisheries and rural development. An intergovernmental organization, FAO has 183 member countries plus one member organization, the European Community.

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Fao Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
BioProcess International™ Glossary
Food and Agriculture Organization (UN) Founded in 1945 with a mandate to improve agricultural productivity and raise levels of nutrition and standards of living of rural populations. Sponsors electronic conferences on biotechnology subjects such as gene flow from genetically modified organisms. Member of IANB.
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Food and Agriculture Organization (UN)
Oceanographic, Meteorologal & Climatologal abbreviations and acronyms
Food and Agricultural Organization [> UN]
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Fao Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Apúlia e Fão is a civil parish in the municipality of Esposende, Portugal. It was formed in 2013 by the merger of the former parishes Apúlia and Fão. The population in 2011 was 7,301, in an area of 16.29 km².

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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO; French: Organisation des Nations unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture, Italian: Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite per l'Alimentazione e l'Agricoltura) is an agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy. FAO is also a source of knowledge and information, and helps developing countries and countries in transition modernize and improve agriculture, forestry and fisheries practices, ensuring good nutrition and food security for all. Its Latin motto, fiat panis, translates as "let there be bread". , FAO has 194 member states, along with the European Union (a "member organization"), and the Faroe Islands and Tokelau, which are associate members.

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Fao Definition from Sports Dictionaries & Glossaries
UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (Rome)
Fao Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
WordNet 2.0

1. the United Nations agency concerned with the international organization of food and agriculture
(synonym) Food and Agriculture Organization, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
(hypernym) United Nations agency, UN agency