Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
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General Profile

The founding Conference of the Food And Agriculture Organization (FAO) took place in Quebec City in 1945, with the aim of raising levels of nutrition and standards of living, improving agricultural productivity and improving conditions in rural areas. Today, it is one of the largest specialised agencies within the United Nations system with 194 member st…

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“Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)”, in: International Year Book and Statesmen's Who's Who, Edited by: Jennifer Dilworth, Megan Stuart-Jones. Consulted online on 21 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6664_iyb_SIM_org_2193>



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