The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 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.
Indicator 2.3.2 measures the income of small-scale food producers, dissagregated by sex and indigenous status.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) designated 16 October World Food Day in 1979. The Day has been celebrated annually since 1981.