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Food Price Index remains 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...

OECD and FAO give food price outlook for next decade

Global demand for agricultural products is projected to grow by 15% over the coming decade, while agricultural productivity growth is expected to...

Conflicts and adverse weather conditions exacerbate food needs

Ongoing conflicts and dry weather conditions remain the primary causes of high levels of severe food insecurity, hampering food availability and access...

Tiny freshwater fish are a big deal in Africa’s lakes and...

Small freshwater fish around Africa offer a large and under recognised opportunity to boost food and nutrition security, according to a new...

Family farmers contribute to Zero Hunger and healthier diets

Family farmers are on the frontline of global efforts to fight undernourishment and other forms of malnutrition and to promote healthy eating....

Reducing disaster risk in agriculture is crucial

Poor farmers can obtain significant economic gains and other benefits by implementing modified farming practices aimed at boosting their ability to cope...

Global food import bill set to decline

The global food import bill is likely to decline in 2019, but the poorest and most vulnerable countries will not be the prime beneficiaries,...

World food prices rise in April

In April global food prices rose to their highest level in almost a year, led by meat and dairy prices.

Trade has a key role to play in food safety

International trade is a very important tool for tackling hunger but countries must guarantee that globally traded food is of good quality,...

New standards to curb the global spread of plant pests and...

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