How do I get a job with the FAO?

Prospective FAO Volunteers must meet the following criteria:

  1. be at least 18 years old;
  2. be a citizen of a Member Nation;
  3. be certified as medically fit to work;
  4. have appropriate residence or immigration status in the country of assignment, as applicable;

Is Pakistan member of FAO?

FAO Country Profiles: Pakistan | Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Who works for FAO?

FAO’s activities comprise five main areas: We use the expertise of our staff – agronomists, foresters, fisheries and livestock specialists, nutritionists, social scientists, economists, statisticians and other professionals – to collect, analyse and disseminate data that aid development.

Where is FAO headquarters located?

Rome, Italy
Food and Agriculture Organization/Headquarters

How will we feed the world in 2050?

The solutions are organized into a five-course menu: (1) reduce growth in demand for food and other agricultural products; (2) increase food production without expanding agricultural land; (3) protect and restore natural ecosystems; (4) increase fish supply; and (5) reduce GHG emissions from agricultural production.


Introduction. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a United Nations agency focused on defeating world hunger. The FAO aids developing countries in modernizing and improving agriculture, forestry and fisheries practices and ensuring good nutrition.

Which is the second largest city of Pakistan?

Lahore, Urdu Lāhawr, second largest city of Pakistan and the capital of Punjab province. It lies 811 miles (1,305 km) northeast of Karāchi in the upper Indus plain on the Rāvi River, a tributary of the Indus.

Who founded FAO?

History. The idea of an international organization for food and agriculture emerged in the late 19th and early 20th century, advanced primarily by Polish-born American agriculturalist and activist David Lubin.

What is the symbol of FAO?

According to Hambidge (1955), “Fiat panis” (Let there be bread) was selected as the FAO motto by the first Director-General, Sir John Boyd Orr. Various designs were used for the emblem after 1946, but the general pattern has remained unchanged, and some of the earlier versions were still in use in 1980/81.

Is FAO a donor?

Unilateral donors fund technical assistance projects in their own countries from their own national resources or from loans, credits and grants made by international financing institutions. FAO provides technical expertise and supports leadership and ownership by the recipient country.