FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (FAO/RLC)

Bureau régional de la FAO pour l'Amérique Latine et les Caraïbes
Oficina Regional de la FAO para América Latina y el Caribe

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History

Established 1955, Santiago (Chile), within the framework of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

Aims

Assist countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to substantially increase agricultural and food production; make this production more accessible to poorer sectors of the population and able to compete in international markets; promote cooperation among developing countries; encourage their self-reliance through acknowledgement of their own resources, knowledge and skills; strengthen technical capacity of national institutions; stimulate capabilities and training of human resources; accelerate development through more efficient utilization of human, physical and financial resources available in the region.

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Activities

Guidance/assistance/consulting; knowledge management/information dissemination.

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Languages

English, Portuguese, Spanish.

Staff

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 6 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 33 countries
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Subjects *

  • Social Activity
    • Human Resources
  • Amenities
    • Food
  • Industry
    • Production
  • Agriculture, Fisheries
    • Agriculture
    • FAO Bodies
  • Development
    • Development
  • Value Redistribution
    • Cooperative

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

UIA Org ID

E9569

Last News Received

2. Dec 2014
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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