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FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANISATION (FAO)

Statistics Directorate    
French Equivalent: Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO)

Definition:
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is a United Nations agency, founded in 1945, whose remit is to monitor and improve the distribution and production of food and agricultural products throughout the world.

Source Publication:
Agricultural Policies in OECD Countries: Monitoring and Evaluation 2000: Glossary of Agricultural Policy Terms, OECD.

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 12, 2001