Term of office relates to the standard three-year periods for which Member States are elected by ECOSOC (□) or FAO Council (●) respectively. Member States may stand down for one or two years within this period, offering their seat to another Member State.
Thailand replaces Kuwait for the year 2005.
Nicaragua replaces El Salvador in 2005 and will be replaced by Guatemala in 2006.
Finland replaces Ireland for the year 2005.
France replaces Greece for the years 2005 and 2006.
Switzerland replaces Belgium for the year 2005