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FAO: Cereals and vegetable oils drive down food price index

FAO: Cereals and vegetable oils drive down food price index

Global food commodity prices have dropped in July, with vegetable oils and cereals leading the decline in the food price...

August 5, 2022

Canada pledges $40m for grain storage in Ukraine

Canada pledges $40m for grain storage in Ukraine

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has launched a $40 million project funded by Canada to...

August 4, 2022

FAO: Animal health policies key in measuring emissions

FAO: Animal health policies key in measuring emissions

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has urged governments to develop stronger approaches to evaluating the...

July 24, 2022

FAO report: Price drop in cereals but price rise in meat and dairy

FAO report: Price drop in cereals but price rise in meat and dairy

The barometer for world food commodity prices declined slightly in June for the third consecutive month, the Food and Agriculture...

July 11, 2022

‘There is money to be made out of hunger’: A look at global food security

‘There is money to be made out of hunger’: A look at global food security

The ongoing food crisis has been described as a “very complex emergency” by academic and IPES-Food expert, Raj Patel who...

July 10, 2022

FAO: Food price index falls but still 23% higher than last year

FAO: Food price index falls but still 23% higher than last year

The FAO’s overall food price index declined slightly in June this year for the third month in a row, the...

July 8, 2022

FAO: Serious risk of global food-access crisis

FAO: Serious risk of global food-access crisis

The world is at serious risk of a food-access crisis, the director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of...

July 6, 2022

FAO: Many countries ‘vulnerable to trade shocks’ in agri-food market

FAO: Many countries ‘vulnerable to trade shocks’ in agri-food market

Many countries around the world remain vulnerable to trade shocks in the agri-food market, according to a new report from...

June 28, 2022

FAO: ‘Strong support and solidarity’ needed to improve the world’s soils

FAO: ‘Strong support and solidarity’ needed to improve the world’s soils

Improving and maintaining the health of at least 50% of soils worldwide by 2030 will require “strong support and solidarity”,...

May 23, 2022

FAO: Agriculture is key to lasting peace and security

FAO: Agriculture is key to lasting peace and security

The head of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has called for greater funding for agriculture...

May 20, 2022

UN distributes seed potatoes to over 17,000 households in Ukraine

UN distributes seed potatoes to over 17,000 households in Ukraine

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has distributed seed potato kits to over 17,700 vulnerable households...

May 18, 2022

FAO: G7 nations urged to help anticipate future food shortages

FAO: G7 nations urged to help anticipate future food shortages

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has called on the G7 nations to help anticipate future...

May 13, 2022

FAO renews appeal for urgent funding to support Ukrainian farmers

FAO renews appeal for urgent funding to support Ukrainian farmers

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has issued an appeal to bolster agriculture and provide urgent...

April 19, 2022

FAO: ‘School meals go far beyond the plate of food’

FAO: ‘School meals go far beyond the plate of food’

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have launched a project...

February 21, 2022

FAO: Global figures on cereal supply and demand

FAO: Global figures on cereal supply and demand

Global cereal production, utilitsation and trade are reaching record levels in 2021/2022, according to the recently published Cereal Supply and...

February 8, 2022

UN Food Price Index: Quotations for oils, meat and dairy rise

UN Food Price Index: Quotations for oils, meat and dairy rise

The gauge for world food prices went up in January, largely catalysed by supply-side constraints for vegetable oils, the Food...

February 3, 2022

FAO calls for reversal of soil degradation amid increasing pressure

FAO calls for reversal of soil degradation amid increasing pressure

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has called for the reversal of soil degradation in response...

January 29, 2022

Global wheat prices up 41% with consumption hitting ‘all-time high’

Global wheat prices up 41% with consumption hitting ‘all-time high’

Global wheat prices are up 41% on last year due to “tightening export availabilities amid strong demand”, the Food and...

October 7, 2021