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Organisation FAO/IAEA Joint division for nuclear techniques in food and agriculture (FAO-AGE)
Country Austria
Last update: 31/12/2010
Address Wagramer Strasse 5 , P.O. Box 100 , A-1400 , Vienna  
Website www.fao.org/ag/againfo/home/en/who.html 
Email Official.Mail@iaea.org
Telephone +43 1 2600-0
Fax +43 1 26007
Mandate Public admin./legislation/ Policy develo
Scope 4. International
Type International/UN
Summary The Joint FAO/IAEA Division is part of both FAO's Agriculture Department and the IAEA's Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications is known as AGE in FAO and as NAFA in IAEA.
Description  The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is the lead organization in the United Nations for agriculture, forestry, fisheries and rural development. Its aim is to eliminate world hunger and poverty by promoting sustainable agricultural development, improved nutrition and food security.

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) serves the United Nations family as the global forum for scientific and technical co-operation in the peaceful uses of atomic energy. Its aim is to accelerate and enlarge the contribution of atomic energy to peace, health and prosperity and within this context it assists research on, and development of, practical application of atomic energy for peaceful uses
1.1 Socio- economic Sector (OECD) 311 Agriculture