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FAO - definition of FAO in Encyclopedia (184 words)
Headquartered in Rome, Italy, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations programs seek to raise levels of nutrition and standards of living; to improve the production, processing, marketing, and distribution of food and agricultural products; to promote rural development; and, by these means, to eliminate hunger.
FAO's efforts to eliminate the Mediterranean fruit fly from the Caribbean Basin benefit the U.S. citrus industry.
The FAO was founded in 1945 in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
FAO soil classification - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (280 words)
The FAO developed a supra-national classification, also called World Soil Classification, which offers useful generalizations about soils pedogenesis in relation to the interactions with the main soil-forming factors.
The FAO soil map is a very simple classification system with units very broad, but it is the only truly international system, and most soils can be accommodated on the basis of their field descriptions.
The FAO soil map is intended for mapping soils at a continental scale but not at local scale.
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