AMARC - World Association of Community Broadcasters

In the context of the 2014 International Year of Family Farming (IYFF), FAO has joined forces with AMARC to launch an awareness campaign targeted at farmers’ organizations and the rural population.  The main objective is to use community radio as [...]
FAO Role: Strategic Partner
Keyword: Capacity development, Economic empowerment, Family farmers & smallholders, Rural development

AMIS - Agricultural Market Information System

The Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS) is an inter-Agency Platform to enhance food market transparency and encourage coordination of policy action in response to market uncertainty. The initial focus of AMIS is on four crops that are particularly important in [...]
FAO Role: Strategic Partner
Keyword: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Data & statistics, Food prices, Investment & finance, Nutrition, Trade & markets

APCAS - Asia and Pacific Commission on Agricultural Statistics

The Asia and Pacific Commission on Agricultural Statistics (APCAS) is a statutory body of FAO. APCAS brings together senior statistics Officials from FAO member countries of the Asia and Pacific region, who are responsible for the development of agricultural statistics [...]
FAO Role: Convener
Keyword: Agriculture, Data & statistics, Research

APFC - Asia-Pacific Forestry

The Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC) is one of six FAO Regional Forestry Commissions. APFC is a forum for advising and taking action on key forestry issues in a region of diversity and rapid change. The Commission meets every two years to [...]
FAO Role: Convener
Keyword: Biodiversity, Forests, Governance, Natural resources, Policy analysis

APFIC - Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission

The Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC) works to improve understanding, awareness and cooperation in fisheries issues in the Asia-Pacific region. The APFIC Secretariat is hosted by  the FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, in Bangkok, Thailand.
FAO Role: Convener
Keyword: Aquaculture, Biodiversity, Fisheries, Governance, Natural resources, Oceans & marine resources, Research

APHCA - Animal Production and Health Commission for Asia and Pacific

APHCA's mission is to enhance the level of nutrition and standard of living of livestock keepers, especially smallholders, people working in livestock value-chains, and communities at large through equitable, sustainable and safe livestock sector development. This will be achieved by [...]
FAO Role: Convener
Keyword: Animal & plant health, Family farmers & smallholders, Governance, Livestock, Nutrition, Rural livelihoods, Value chains