The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is the world's largest specialized agency ot the United Nations with approximately 12,5000 employees (staff/consultants).
The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) is the key international platform for fighting against world hunger.
The United Nations World Food Program is the largest food assistance organization worldwide.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is a special agency of the United Nations. Its mandate is to promote small-scale agriculture, support rural development, ensure food security and combat poverty in rural areas.
The mandates of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) complement each other. Their work directly contributes to the implementation of Agenda 2030.
The three UN Organizations in Rome at a glance.