Disclaimer for FAO Country Showcase digital platform

  • The information in the FAO Country Showcase digital platform (“Country Showcase”) is provided by institutional national sources “as is” and for the convenience of users for general information purposes only. FAO shall not be considered responsible for, and does not make any warranties or representations of any kind as to, the accuracy, reliability, suitability, availability or completeness of any such information, nor for any use of such information by users for any purpose.   
  • The information is provided on the basis that users accessing the Country Showcase assume responsibility for assessing its relevance and accuracy.
  • FAO reserves the right at any time, and from time to time, to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Country Showcase, including any means of accessing or utilizing it, at its sole discretion with or without prior notice to users.
  • The mention of an institution, irrespective of its nature, and/or of its services and/or products on the Country Showcase, does not imply endorsement, accreditation or recommendation by FAO of such institutions, services and/or products.
  • The designations employed in the information provided to FAO and the presentation of material on the Country Showcase, including but not limited to maps, do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of FAO concerning the legal or development status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.
  • The Country Showcase contains hyperlinks and references to non-FAO/third-party websites which are not under the control of FAO. FAO has no control over the nature, content and availability of these website. The inclusion of links to such websites in the Country Showcase does not imply any official endorsement or responsibility on the part of FAO for the opinions, ideas, data, products or activities presented therein, or  guarantee of the validity of such information.
  • Under no circumstances shall FAO, or its subcontractors, bear responsibility to any user or third parties for any misrepresentation, inaccuracy, error, omission, deletion, defect or alteration of any content posted on the Country Showcase, or for its timeliness or completeness. Any reliance users place on such information is strictly at their own risk.
  • FAO shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from, or directly or indirectly connected to, the use of, reference to, or reliance on any content provided on the Country Showcase, including but not limited to any liability arising from any intentional or negligent misuse, errors, disclosure, undue transfer, loss or destruction of data that may occur.


  • Copyright of the material available on the Country Showcase remains with the original rights holder(s). Where specific authorization to reuse and redistribute material is required, users must obtain the necessary permission from the respective rights holder(s).

Privileges and Immunities

  • Nothing under the present Disclaimer, nor any acts performed or statements made in relation to the Country Showcase, shall be deemed as a waiver, express or implied, of any of the privileges and immunities of FAO, or as its acceptance of the applicability of any national laws, or of the jurisdiction of the courts of any country over disputes arising out of, or in connection with, this Disclaimer and the Country Showcase.