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21 July 2022 5 min reading

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IMF, WBG, WTO and FAO call for urgent action to address global food security crisis

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Director General Qu Dongyu, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, World Bank Group (WBG) President David Malpass, World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director David Beasley and World Trade Organization (WTO) Director General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala issued a joint statement calling for urgent action to address the global food security crisis.

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20 July 2022 4 min reading

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FAO raises its forecast for global cereal production

FAO’s (The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) forecast for global cereal production in 2022 was raised by 7 million tonnes in July from the previous month and is now pegged at 2 792 million tonnes, according to the new Cereal Supply and Demand Brief. This is still 0.6 percent short of the world output in 2021.

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18 July 2022 2 min reading

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World food prices decline in June but remain very high

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. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 154.2 points in June 2022, down 2.3 percent from May. The Index, which tracks monthly changes in the international prices of a basket of commonly-traded food commodities, remained, however, 23.1 percent higher than in June 2021.

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10 May 2022 3 min reading

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Grain trade expected to decline from the 2020/21 record level

FAO released a new Cereal Supply and Demand Brief with updated forecasts pointing to a likely 1.2 percent decline in world trade in cereals in the 2021/22 marketing year compared to the previous year.

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22 April 2022 2 min reading

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FAO calls for import financing facility for poorer nations at G20 meeting

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is calling for a global Food Import Financing Facility (FIFF) to help poorer countries deal with surging prices as a result of the war in Ukraine.

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08 April 2022 5 min reading

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Global food prices hit 32-year high, U.N. agency says

World food prices hit a record high in March, the U.N. food agency said on Friday. The Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) food price index, which tracks the most globally traded food commodities, averaged 159.3 points in March 2022, up 17.9 points (12.6 percent) from February, making a giant leap to a new highest level since its inception in 1990.

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07 April 2022 6 min reading

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New scenarios on global food security based on Russia-Ukraine conflict

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07 April 2022 6 min reading

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Overcoming the threats to global food systems from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

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06 March 2018 2 min reading

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FAO estimates record global cereal output

World food prices held steady in January from the month before and global cereal production for 201...

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06 March 2018 2 min reading

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FAO and Telefónica to boost digitalization initiatives to improve the agricultural sector

Telefónica and the FAO have signed an alliance to collaborate in the development and implementation...

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