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Food prices down in December but up for the whole year

FAO Food Price Index fell 3.3 percent in December but still averaged 8.2 percent higher in 2017 compared to 2016 11 January 2018, Rome –...

UN: ‘We can build food systems that deliver better human nutrition’

Nutrition, health, education, social protection and agriculture professionals convene in Budapest with FAO, WHO, UNICEF, WFP 4 December 2017, Budapest, Hungary – More than 200...

Knowledge is the new paradigm for the future of food and...

FAO’s Director-General notes all nations have work to do to assure sustainable, equitable and resilient food systems 27 November 2017, Rome/London - Agriculture is poised...

Rural areas, too long seen as poverty traps, key to economic...

But sweeping transformations needed to unlock their potential to help feed and employ a younger, more crowded planet - new report  9 October 2017, Rome -...

Global food import bill on the rise despite stable markets

Global food commodity markets are well-balanced, buoyed by ample supplies of wheat and maize and rebounding production of oilseed products. However, rising shipping costs and...

FAO Food Price Index edges higher in February

New forecasts point to drop in wheat output after record 2016 harvest 2 March 2017, Rome-The FAO Food Price Index rose slightly in February, marking its...

Food commodity prices fall for fifth consecutive year in 2016

Food Price Index remained stable in December amid sharp fall in sugar prices Prices of major food commodities declined for the fifth year in a...

Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too

7 facts on climate change & food production for sustainable development On the frontline of climate change, effects are real and measurable. As climate change...

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