"To the millions who have to go without two meals a day the only acceptable form in which God dare appear is food."

Mahatma Gandhi

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

BACKGROUND: Hunger is still the most urgent problem confronting the greater part of humanity. Hundreds of millions of the world's inhabitants are seriously and chronically undernourished. Not only is their diet quantitatively insufficient, but it is qualitatively insufficient as well, lacking the protein essential to health and vigor. In 2002 it was estimated that approximately 800 million people did not have enough to eat.


Unless otherwise noted, all titles are published by the FAO. For a complete listing of available publications, visit their web site .

Animal Health Yearbook.

FAO Plant Protection Bulletin. Quarterly.

Fertilizer Yearbook.

Production Yearbook.

The State of Food and Agriculture. Annual.

Trade Yearbook.

Unasylva: An International Journal of Forestry and Forest Products. Quarterly.

World Agriculture: Towards 2010, An FAO Study. John Wiley & Sons, 2nd ed., 2001.

Yearbook of Fishery Statistics.

Yearbook of Forest Products.

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Min Soe,Mr
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Jan 31, 2010 @ 11:23 pm
I want to do keep our environment my country in Myanmar.
special agriculture organic product.
WE need finical .
What you can advise me?
Min Soe
Shivani Bundela
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Oct 18, 2019 @ 2:14 pm
I want to become a member of FAO currently I am pursuing B.Tech in food technology. Is their any specific exam to become a part of FAO .

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