Food and Agriculture Organization
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to end hunger. FAO goal is to ensure food security for all and to ensure that people have regular access to sufficient quality food to lead active and healthy lives. With more than 194 member countries, FAO serves more than 130 countries around the world. We believe that everyone should play a role in ending hunger. Based in Rome, Italy, it has regional and regional offices around the world. It helps governments and development agencies coordinate their efforts to improve and develop agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and land and water resources. It also conducts research, provides technical support to projects, conducts education and training programs and collects data on agricultural production, production and development. FAO is chaired every two years by a conference representing each member state and the European Union, which elects an Executive Council of 49 members. The general manager, Issues such as funding, programs, agriculture and fisheries are dealt with by various committees.