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Regional Fishery Bodies - RFB

Regional Fishery Bodies (RFB) – a group of States or organizations that are parties to an international fishery arrangement – work together towards the conservation and management of fish stocks. RFB can play a critical role in promoting longterm sustainable fisheries [...]

Renewed Efforts Against Child Hunger and undernutrition - REACH

REACH was established in 2008 by the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the World Food Programme (WFP), and the World Health Organization (WHO) to assist governments of countries with a high burden of child [...]

SWAC - Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in South-West Asia

The FAO Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in South-West Asia (SWAC) is the oldest of the three regional commissions within the global locust early warning and prevention system. It was established in 1964 and consists of four member countries: [...]

SWIOFC - Southwest Indian Ocean Fisheries Commission

The main objective of the Southwest Indian Ocean Fisheries Commission (SWIOFC) is to promote the sustainable utilization of the living marine resources of the Southwest Indian Ocean region, by the proper management and development of the living marine resources, and [...]

Secretariat of the Rotterdam Convention

The objectives of the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade entered into force on 24 February 2004. The Convention creates legally binding obligations for the implementation of the Prior [...]

The Mountain Partnership

The Mountain Partnership is a vibrant voluntary alliance of governments and organizations committed to working together with the common goal of achieving sustainable mountain development around the world. By tapping the wealth and diversity of knowledge, information, and expertise of [...]