Food and Agriculture Organizations of the United Nations



Food and Agriculture Organizations of the United Nations Related

FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations:: Achieving food security for all is at the heart of FAO's efforts - to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. FAO's mandate is to raise levels of nutrition, improve agricultural productivity, better the lives of rural populations and contribute to the growth of the world economy.

United Nations Atlas of the Oceans:: Information system designed for use by policy makers who need to become familiar with ocean issues and by scientists, students and resource managers who need access to underlying data bases and approaches to sustainability.

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification:: The Convention promotes new approaches to managing dryland ecosystems. Official documents, reports, action programmes, regional and general information about desertification.

United Nations Multilateral Fund Secretariat:: Created to assist developing country parties with the implementation of the Montreal Protocol on ozone depleting substances (ODS).

United Nations Environment Programme [UNEP]:: United Nations Environment Programme: environment for development. Mission: To provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change:: Online newsletter concerning issues on and about the UN's convention on long term weather change. Page includes list of meetings and the background behind the Kyoto Protocol.

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA):: USDA is represented in Japan by the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) and the Animal, Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo. USDA also has an FAS office in the U.S. Consulate in Osaka.

Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International:: Standards and certification body for the Fairtrade movement.

International Union of Forestry Research Organizations:: IUFRO is a non-profit, non-governmental international network of forest scientists. Its objectives are to promote international cooperation in forestry and forest products research.

Acts of Ecoterrorism by Radical Environmental Organizations:: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime of the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives.

  • New Additions: Databases
AGRI-TREND
USDA National Nutrient Database for  Standard Reference
AGRIS
Agricultural Outlook Yearbook, 1960-1991
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