Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Part of the primary mission is to "raise levels of nutrition and standards of living . . . of rural populations." Among the best features of this multi-lingual resource, the FAOSTAT database, a collection of statistics primarily in nutrition and agriculture, is available at this site.
Farmland Information Library - A part of the American Farmland Trust and based in the Social Science Research Institute at NIU, this collection offers general agricultural literature, law (emphasizing state farmland protection statutes), research tools, small farm resources, and news.