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Dairy UK targets those questoning dairy consumption with consumer-facing campaign

Dairy UK is running a consumer-facing campaign that hopes will counter criticism over the sector’s environmental record. „Advocating for our sector is always going to be more effective than responding...

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This is the message of the FAO food price index, which has started to fall

There is no sign of domestic food prices yet, but the FAO food price index has been falling for the fourth month. Zoltán Fórián, the leading agricultural expert of the...

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FAO Food Price Index registered a steep drop in July, crisis to stay with us until next year

The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 140.9 points in July 2022, down 13.3 points (8.6 percent) from June, marking the fourth consecutive monthly decline. Nevertheless, it remained 16.4 points (13.1 percent)...

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Hungary is a committed partner of FAO in achieving sustainable development goals

Oszkár Ökrös, the Deputy State Secretary responsible for international relations at the Ministry of Agriculture, received Vladimir Rakhmanin, Deputy Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Regional Representative...

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(HU) A globális élelmezési válságmegoldását sürgetik a nemzetközi szervezetek vezetői

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Benchmark FAO Food Price Index shows dip in international prices of cereals, vegetable oils and sugar

The barometer for world food commodity prices declined slightly in June for the third consecutive month, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported today. The FAO Food...

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Up to 828 million people are suffering from starvation according to FAO

Between 702 and 828 million people in the world faced hunger in 2021. This is about 180 million more people since the beginning of the 2030 Agenda, with much of...

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FAO: The food systems of the future must provide healthy and sustainable diets for all

The food systems of the future must deliver healthy and quality food for all whilst preserving the environment, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today as he called for...

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Heads of OECD and FAO emphasise the importance of peace and transforming our agrifood systems for guaranteeing access to food for the world’s poorest

The global agrifood sector faces fundamental challenges over the coming decade, particularly the need to feed an ever-increasing population in a sustainable manner, the impacts of the climate crisis and...

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(HU) FAO: A cél az élelmezésbiztonság és a fenntartható fejlődés a válságok és kihívások ellenére

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(HU) ENSZ: A legszegényebbeket aránytalanul sújtja az élelmiszerdrágulás

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FAO unveils new public tool based on agricultural census data

Policy makers and the researchers who advise them now have a powerful new tool.  The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is endowing FAOSTAT, the world’s largest...

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UN: Food crisis looming, causing instability in dozens of countries

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Program (WFP) have issued a strong warning about a possible food crisis, with conflicts, climate shocks,...

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FAO: World food prices fell in May for the second month in a row

For the second month in a row, global food prices fell in May, mainly due to lower prices for vegetable oils and dairy products. According to data released by the...

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This happened at the World Milk Day event of the Dairy Product Council

Due to the positive properties of milk and to draw people’s attention to the importance of calcium intake, the United Nations World Food and Food Organization (FAO) has designated June...

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AM: Food security is paramount in every country

A secure, stable food supply is a priority, and achieving it is a top priority for any country; the events of the recent period, the challenges caused by the coronavirus...

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FAO: world food prices fell 0.8 percent in April

World food prices fell slightly in April, mainly due to the drastic fall in vegetable oil prices and a slight fall in cereal prices. The April price index was 158.5...

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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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Far more food is thrown out in the world than previously thought

Previous research has all underestimated the amount of food thrown away, according to Dutch researchers, every person in the world has 500 calories of wasted food a day. If that...

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FAO: Record high world food prices

The FAO food price index rose a further 12.6 percent to 159.3 points in March from a 141.4-point high in February, the Paris-based World Food and Agriculture Organization said on...

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FAO Food Price Index posts significant leap in March

World food commodity prices made a significant leap in March to reach their highest levels ever, as war in the Black Sea region spread shocks through markets for staple grains...

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FAO: global food prices could raise by 8 to 22 percent as a result of the Russian invasion

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Russian war against Ukraine is having a negative impact on the global food market. Russia and Ukraine...

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Though still low in Europe and Central Asia, hunger rates worsened by pandemic impacts

Undernourishment and severe and moderate food insecurity rates in Europe and Central Asia are, on average, much lower than in the rest of the world. However, more than 14 million...

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Famine relief blocked by bullets, red tape and lack of funding, warn FAO and WFP as acute food insecurity reaches new highs

Efforts to fight a global surge in acute food insecurity are being stymied in several countries by fighting and blockades that cut off life-saving aid to families on the brink...

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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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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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Ministry of Agriculture: FAO representative praises Hungarian food security proposal

The Hungarian food security proposal has reached the FAO, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Deputy State Secretary Dávid Bencsik held an online meeting with FAO Deputy...

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FAO: food prices in January at a nearly 10-year peak

World food prices peaked at a nearly 10-year high in January, mainly due to higher prices of vegetable oils and dairy products. According to data released by the Food and...

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FAO: Food prices rose to a 10-year high last year

Last year, food prices rose by an average of 28.1 percent globally, and the index following their movement rose to a 10-year high, according to a report by the Food...

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Magazine: Agri-food systems emit more and more harmful gases

According to the latest study of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), from agri-food systems the food supply chain emits so much greenhouse gas that the segment will soon...

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