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FAO: Feeding people and protecting our planet should go hand in hand

Green agriculture has a vast potential to transform the agricultural sector in a way that enables access for everyone to nutritious food and at the same time ensures conservation of...

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FAO: World food prices dip in August

Global food prices declined in August, driven by sharp falls in the prices of staple cereals and sugar, according to a report issued today by the Food and Agriculture Organization...

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World food prices slide marginally in July

Global food commodity prices saw a slight decline in July, led by lower prices for some cereals, dairy and sugar, more than offsetting firmer prices for meat and oils. The...

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FAO Food Price Index steady in June

Global food prices declined marginally in June, as lower prices of dairy products and vegetable oils more than offset a significant jump in maize quotations, and are now very close...

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FAO: Food Price Index holds steady

The FAO Food Price Index held broadly stable in March, as a jump in dairy prices was offset by drops in cereal, vegetable oil and sugar price quotations, according to...

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FAO: World food prices rise in April

Global food prices rose in April to their highest level in almost a year, led up by meat and dairy prices. The FAO Food Price Index, which tracks monthly changes...

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FAO chief says trade has a key role to play in providing good quality, safe and healthy food

International trade is a very important tool for tackling hunger but countries must also guarantee that globally traded food is of good quality, safe and healthy, FAO Director-General José Graziano...

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FAO: New standards to curb the global spread of plant pests and diseases

The body charged with keeping plant pests and diseases at bay and trade in plants safe has adopted new international measures to prevent pests from crossing borders and spreading. The...

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FAO Food Price Index declines in November

Globally traded food commodity prices declined in November, led by marked drops for palm oil and other vegetable oils, the Food and Agriculture of the United Nations said today. The...

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FAO: Food Price Index declines in November

Globally traded food commodity prices declined in November, led by marked drops for palm oil and other vegetable oils, the Food and Agriculture of the United Nations said today. The...

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FAO: Declining international prices to ease food import burden for poorest countries

Declining international agricultural commodity prices should ease the bill the world’s poorest countries pay for food imports, although the strengthening U.S. dollar poses “serious concerns”, a new United Nations report...

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FAO: World Food Day coming up

he World Food Day 2018 (WFD) – marked each year on 16 October – highlights the need to step up efforts to end hunger as, globally, chronic hunger and malnutrition...

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FAO calls for global coordination for a bioeconomy that leaves no one behind

If done right, in particular with and for family farmers, bioeconomy can help efforts to tackle pressing global problems such as hunger, poverty and climate change. This was the message...

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FAO: Food Price Index posts sharp drop in July

Global agricultural food commodity prices fell sharply in July, as all the major traded items posted notable declines, led by dairy and sugar. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 168.8...

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FAO: “Think big” to make global food trade work for nutrition

Global trade in food is essential for all countries, but the world’s trade and regulation rulebook needs to be rebooted with an eye to bolstering trade in food that is...

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FAO: Conflicts and weather patterns strain food security

High levels of food insecurity persist in the world, due largely to conflicts and to adverse climatic shocks that are taking a toll, particularly in East African and Near East...

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FAO: New tools for reporting on world’s forest resources launched

FAO has launched today a new online platform for reporting on the status and trends of the world’s forest resources. The platform enables countries to increase the efficiency of their...

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FAO: Global tea consumption and production driven by robust demand in China and India

Emelkedni fog globálisan a teafogyasztás és –termelés a következő évtizedben a fejlődő országok erős kereslete miatt. Ez új munkalehetőségeket teremt a vidéken élők számára és javítja az élelmezésbiztonságot a teatermelő...

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FAO: Vegetable oils give a lift to FAO Food Price Index

Global food prices rose slightly in September, as firmer prices of vegetable oils and to a lesser extent dairy products offset declining prices for staple cereal grains. The FAO Food...

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FAO Food Price Index rises further in July

Global food prices rose for the third consecutive month in July, driven mainly by higher cereal, sugar and dairy quotations. The FAO Food Price Index – a monthly trade-weighted index...

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Sustainable agriculture can mitigate climate change and involuntary migration

Climate change poses a major risk for rural people in developing countries, often leading to distress-driven migration, and bolstering sustainable agriculture is an essential part of an effective policy response,...

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The Garden Toothbrush

African eggplant lives up to its name: as it grows it bears white, oval-shaped fruits that look just like eggs before they ripen and turn green. It is one of...

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Rising food prices in the world market

Once again the FAO food price index grew in February – for the seventh month in a row – and the increase was mainly driven by rising wheat and corn...

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FAO provides agricultural assistance packages to disaster-struck farmers

The FAO assistance packages to flood-affected farming families comprised a provision of crop seeds, fruit tree saplings, canes, fertilizer, livestock and animal feed, farming equipment and beehives, as well as...

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Interpack is a huge success

Markus Kosak, Exhibition Director of drink technology India, is pleased about the event’s success: “These results take this event to an entirely new level. dti has developed into the number...

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Regional Conference is held once every two years

Regional Conferences are an official forum where Ministers of Agriculture and other high officials from all Member States in the region meet to debate challenges related to food and agriculture,...

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FAO food report

Last year the world’s countries set a schedule for sustainable development in the next 15 years and agreed to end famine by 2030. The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the...

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Food safety with a little help from Mars

Mars and FAO have signed a cooperation agreement: the two parties aim at calling attention to the importance of food safety in developing countries. Mars vice president Dave Crean told...

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