Food and Agriculture Organization

Local nameFood and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
LocationGaza City

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is a specialized 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 arguments and debate policy.

FAO is also a source of knowledge and information, and helps developing countries in transition, modernize and improve agriculture, forestry and fisheries practices, ensuring good nutrition and food security for all. Its Latin motto, fiat panis, is translated as "let there be bread". As of August 2018, The FAO has 197 member states, including the European Union, Niue and The Cook Islands, and the Faroe Islands and Tokelau, which are associate members.

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Coordinates 31°31'16.272" N 34°26'10.884" E

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