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Food and Agriculture Organization of the united Nations

  • By: Lynne Phillips
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has been part of the UN system as one of its key specialized agencies since 1945. Since that time, the FAO has been instrumental in reshaping food production, nutritional standards, and agricultural systems worldwide. ...

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