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Food and Agriculture Organization

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is an agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy. FAO is also a source of knowledge and information, and helps developing countries and countries in transition modernize and improve agriculture, forestry and fisheries practices, ensuring good nutrition and food security for all.

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  • A
    • December 2018
      Source: Food and Agriculture Organization
      Uploaded by: Knoema
      Accessed On: 22 March, 2019
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      The data describe the average use of pesticides per area of cropland (arable land and permanent crops) at national level in a time series from 1990 to 2014. 
  • P
    • August 2018
      Source: Food and Agriculture Organization
      Uploaded by: Knoema
      Accessed On: 22 March, 2019
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      Resource Statistics - Pesticides Trade
  • R
    • December 2018
      Source: Food and Agriculture Organization
      Uploaded by: Knoema
      Accessed On: 22 March, 2019
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      The Pesticides Use database includes data on the use of major pesticide groups (Insecticides, Herbicides, Fungicides, Plant growth regulators and Rodenticides) and of relevant chemical families. Data report the quantities (in tonnes of active ingredients) of pesticides used in or sold to the agricultural sector for crops and seeds. Information on quantities applied to single crops is not available.