Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) - India

(Unverified non-profit organisation)

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations with the mandate to combat hunger and ensure food security. It aims to raise levels of nutrition, improve agricultural productivity, and better the lives and livelihoods of rural populations as well as to contribute to the growth of the world economy. FAO is committed to providing high quality technical expertise and assistance in agriculture, forestry, fisheries and food. In India various FAO programmes are guiding the country on a path towards stronger and more stable alimentary security.

Website

http://coin.fao.org/cms/world/india/en

Year established

1945

About this organisation

Regions / countries / territories

Asia: India

Global issues

Agriculture, aquaculture and forestry; Food security and nutrition