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Codex Alimentarius Commission - CAC

The Codex Alimentarius Commission, established by FAO and WHO in 1963, develops harmonised international food standards, guidelines and codes of practice to protect the health of the consumers and ensure fair practices in the food trade. The Commission also promotes [...]

Collaborative Partnership on Forests - CPF

The Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) is an informal, voluntary arrangement among 15 international organizations and secretariats with substantial programmes on forests. These agencies share their experiences and build on them to produce new benefits for their respective constituencies. They [...]

Commission on Livestock Development for Latin America and the Caribbean - CODEGALAC

The Commission on Livestock Development for Latin America and the Caribbean (CODEGALAC) is the technical advisory forum on animal production and health for the LAC Regional Conference. Established in 1986 by the FAO Council at the request of its Member Nations, [...]

Commission’s Global plans of action

International agreements, global plans of action and other instruments play an important role in addressing the conservation, use and transfer of biological diversity at regional, national and international levels.  To address the main gaps and challenges identified in the global assessments, [...]

Committee on Commodity Problems

The Committee on Commodity Problems (CCP) is the FAO Governing Body that tracks agricultural commodity markets. It deliberates key issues, debates the effects on food security, and makes policy recommendations. Among its functions there are: To keep commodity problems of an international character [...]

Committee on Mediterranean Forestry Questions - Silva Mediterranea

The mission of Silva Mediterranea is to: Periodically review the trends in the use of forest land in the Mediterranean area and to assess the impact of changes implemented in the agricultural, industrial and urban sectors; Advise member governments accordingly on reorientation [...]