Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

What is Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)?

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) meaning

established – 16 October 1945

 

aim – to raise living standards and increase availability of agricultural products; a UN specialized agency

 

members – (195) includes all UN member countries except Liechtenstein (192 total); plus Cook Islands, EU, and Niue

 

associate members – (2) Faroe Islands, Tokelau

 

 

reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html