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Government Documents and Information: Food and Agriculture Organization

This guide is a portal to Yale's government information collections and related research tools.

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Collection

FAO is a specialized agency of the United Nations that works to combat hunger and achieve food security in developed and developing nations. Yale has been an FAO depository library since 1965.

FAO documents and data

Legislation on food, agriculture, and natural resources

FAO documents on microfiche

Many current FAO materials are available in full text online, but earlier publications may be available only on microfiche. Yale Library holds the microfiche set Food and Agriculture Organization Publications and Documents, which is a complete collection of FAO documentation - working papers, main documents, field documents, and sales publications - issued between 1978 and 1997. Use the FAO Catalogue to search for microfiche, and make note of the MARC RECORD to find the fiche number (see example below). The FAO microfiche collection is located in the Microform Reading Room in Sterling Memorial Library; if you have any questions about the FAO collection, contact Yale's Librarian for Government Information.

Scroll to the bottom of the second page to find the number of the Microfiche: