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Food and Agriculture Organization

Definitions

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  • n. the United Nations agency concerned with the international organization of food and agriculture

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Examples

  • Disclaimer: The Food and Agriculture Organization is the original source for some content in the Encyclopedia of Earth.

    Contributor: Food and Agriculture Organization

  • Jacques Diouf, director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organization which is hosting the summit, has called on people around the world to join him in a day of fasting on the eve of the meeting to highlight the plight of the undernourished.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • The Food and Agriculture Organization's food-price index rose 2.2% on month in February, the eighth-consecutive monthly rise, to the highest level in real and nominal terms since the FAO started monitoring prices in 1990.

    World Watch

  • The Food and Agriculture Organization's food-price index, which tracks a basket of commodity prices, averaged 232 points last month, little changed from March but still 36% higher than the same time the year before.

    World Food Prices Remain High; Weather Threatens Grains

  • Now the Food and Agriculture Organization and other agencies warn such price rises could be the shape of things to come as farmers struggle to produce the estimated 70% more food that will be needed by 2050, even as climate change hampers already sputtering crop-yield growth and biofuels consume a greater proportion of production.

    Incoming FAO Chief Says Brazil Program Offers Model for Fighting Global Hunger

  • The Food and Agriculture Organization forecast in its biannual report that world cereal output would rise 3.5% to a record 2.3 billion metric tons in 2011—but warned that this might not be enough to replenish scarce world stocks and calm the recent turbulence in world food markets.

    Food Prices Posing Risk to Poor Nations

  • Close the resource gap holding women back in developing economies, and we could feed 150 million more people worldwide every year, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization.

    Hillary Clinton: Women Are Vital in the Participation Age

  • The Food and Agriculture Organization price index rose by 2.2%—the eighth consecutive rise since June—to an average of 236 points last month, the highest record in real and nominal terms since the agency started monitoring prices in 1990.

    Food Prices Reach Record High

  • The Food and Agriculture Organization said prices reached a record high at the end of 2010, above the peaks of the 2007-08 food crisis.

    Big Algerian Wheat Purchase Spooks Traders

  • The Food and Agriculture Organization's food-price index, which tracks a basket of food commodity prices, fell to 230 points last month, down 2.9% from its record peak in February but still 37% above the same time last year.

    Food-Price Rise Stalls

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