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Global food import bill may touch US$1.8 trillion this year, warns...

Web DeskThe global food import bill is on course to hit a new record of US$1.8 trillion this year, but higher prices...

FAO warns of looming widespread food crisis as hunger threatens stability

Web DeskThe Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have issued a stark warning of multiple, looming food...

FAO Food Price Index dips in May; Wheat, Poultry prices still...

Web DeskWorld food commodity prices declined modestly in May for the second consecutive month, although wheat and poultry prices pushed higher,...

Food Prices down at global level in April , says FAO

Web DeskWorld food commodity prices decreased in April after a large jump the previous month, led by modest declines in the prices...

Global Report on Food Crises: acute food insecurity hits new highs

Web DeskAround 193 million people in 53 countries experienced acute food insecurity at crisis or worse levels in 2021, according to global...

Spread of COVID-19 among animals may lead to emergence of new...

Web DeskThe COVID-19 pandemic is mostly driven by human-to-human transmission. Wildlife does not play a significant role in the spread of SARS-CoV-2...

How to measure Rural Poverty: FAO launches new method

Web DeskThe majority of the world’s poor live in rural areas, but reliable and harmonised information on their numbers and conditions is...

Afghanistan: FAO welcomes $65 million contribution from Asian Development Bank

Web DeskThe Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has welcomed a groundbreaking $65 million contribution from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to boost...

World food import bill to reach a record high in 2021

Economic DeskGlobal food trade has accelerated and is poised to hit an all-time record in both volume and value terms, according to...

Half of Afghanistan’s population face acute hunger: FAO

Web DeskMore than half the population of Afghanistan – a record 22.8 million people - will face acute food insecurity from November,...

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