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OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook presents production, consumption, trade and price trends for the coming decade

 With less than 10 years until the 2030 deadline for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), governments need to step up their efforts to meet global food security and...

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FAO: Acute food insecurity soars to five-year high warns Global Report on Food Crises

The number of people facing acute food insecurity and needing urgent life and livelihood-saving assistance has hit a five-year high in 2020 in countries beset by food crises, an annual report launched...

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We are what we eat: Transforming diets to transform agri-food systems

Jumla beans. Black, red and yellow spotted, cultivated by hand in one of the most remote districts of Nepal’s mountains. Despite their great nutritional value and environmentally friendly production, jumla...

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OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook presents production, consumption, trade and price trends for the coming decade

With less than 10 years until the 2030 deadline for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), governments need to step up their efforts to meet global food security and...

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AM: active Hungarian participation for sustainable food

Hungary is a multifaceted participant in world food projects and is committed to achieving sustainability goals, Bencsik Dávid, Deputy State Secretary for International Relations at the Ministry of Agriculture said...

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UN report: Pandemic year marked by spike in world hunger

There was a dramatic worsening of world hunger in 2020, the United Nations said today – much of it likely related to the fallout of COVID-19. While the pandemic’s impact...

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FAO: food prices decreased in June for the first time in 12 months

In June, for the first time in 12 months, food prices fell globally on a monthly basis. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) calculated that the...

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The pandemic may trigger for people’s food security and livelihoods

Strengthening food production and distribution systems is key to fighting hunger and entails helping tackle diseases wherever they emerge in humans, animals, plants or the environment. The Coronavirus Disease 2019...

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UN urges intense restoration of nature to address climate and biodiversity crises

Facing the triple threat of climate change, loss of nature and pollution, the world must deliver on its commitment to restore at least one billion degraded hectares of land in...

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FAO: Global food prices rise at rapid pace in May

Global food prices rose in May at their fastest monthly rate in more than a decade, even as world cereal production is on course to reach a new record high,...

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