Tag: Food and Agriculture Organization

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FAO Food Price Index rises in March, the first in seven months

FAO Food Price Index rises in March, the first in seven months

After seven months of decline, FAO Food Price Index ticks up in March, mostly driven...

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FAO Food Price Index declines further in February but sugar prices go up

FAO Food Price Index declines further in February but sugar prices go up

The benchmark for world food commodity prices declined for the seventh consecutive...

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Climate crisis hits women, rural poor and older people harder, a new  FAO report finds

Climate crisis hits women, rural poor and older people harder, a new FAO report finds

A new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)...

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Prices of grains fall in global market, vegetable oil, sugar cost more: FAO

Prices of grains fall in global market, vegetable oil, sugar cost more: FAO

The FAO Cereal Price Index decreased by 3.0 percent from October. International...

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More seed varieties may be added to global 'food basket'

More seed varieties may be added to global 'food basket'

The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture’s Governing...

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Why agrifood systems must be at the core of climate action: COP28 preview with FAO climate expert

Why agrifood systems must be at the core of climate action: COP28 preview with FAO climate expert

As the world gears up for the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or...

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Climate, geopolitical tension pose risk before global food production: FAO report

Climate, geopolitical tension pose risk before global food production: FAO report

Extreme weather events, rising geopolitical tensions and sudden policy changes pose...

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Hidden costs of global agrifood systems worth at least $10 trillion: FAO

Hidden costs of global agrifood systems worth at least $10 trillion: FAO

Current agrifood systems impose huge hidden costs on health, environment and society,...

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Int'l quotations for rice, wheat, palm oil, pig meat drop: FAO

Int'l quotations for rice, wheat, palm oil, pig meat drop: FAO

The benchmark for world food commodity prices declined moderately in October, down...

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Transition to sustainable agriculture vital for water, food security: UN Agencies

Transition to sustainable agriculture vital for water, food security: UN Agencies

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International...

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Agriculture holds solutions to global water crisis, food security: FAO

Agriculture holds solutions to global water crisis, food security: FAO

Agriculture can help conserve the world’s stressed water resources and make sure...

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After India ban, global rice prices hit 15-year high; sugar too gets costlier: FAO

After India ban, global rice prices hit 15-year high; sugar too gets costlier: FAO

Global rice prices reached a 15-year high in August after top exporter India banned...

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FAO prepares anticipatory actions against impending El Nino threat

FAO prepares anticipatory actions against impending El Nino threat

According to a new report by FAO’s Global Information and Early Warning Systems...