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FAO’s goal is to alleviate poverty and hunger by promoting sustainable agricultural development, improved nutrition and food security, and ensuring that everyone has access at all times to the food they need for an active and healthy life. The importance of biological diversity for food security and sustainable agriculture has long been recognized by FAO; the Organization is working daily to promote its conservation and sustainable use in the contex of agriculture.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
00100 Rome - Italy

Further information about the work of FAO on biodiversity is available at:

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