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 international key platform of multi actors 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 most important figures at a glance: Find out about the three UN agencies in Rome.