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CAN WE PREVENT ANOTHER FOOD CRISIS? A Q&A WITH DR. MAXIMO TORRERO

According to the United Nations, we’re moving into a cost-of-living crisis unlike anything seen in a generation. One large component of that crisis is skyrocketing food prices. In March, the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Food Price Index hit a record high, retreating only slightly in April and May. However, …

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GLOBAL FOOD COMMODITY PRICES DECLINE IN JULY!

Vegetable oils and cereals lead FAO Food Price Index lower… 05/08/2022 Rome – The benchmark for world food commodity prices declined significantly in July, with major cereal and vegetable oil prices recording double-digit percentage declines, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported today. The closely-watched FAO Food Price …

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FAO’S RESPONSE TO GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY RISKS DUE TO WAR IN UKRAINE…

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FAO FOOD PRICE INDEX DIPS IN MAY, WHILE UP FOR WHEAT, RICE AND POULTRY…

Press release… Benchmark measure shows international prices for vegetable oils and dairy products down, while up for wheat, rice and poultry meat… 03/06/2022 Rome – World food commodity prices declined modestly in May for the second consecutive month, although wheat and poultry prices pushed higher, the Food and Agriculture Organization of …

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“WE NEITHER DRAMATISE NOR MINIMISE THE SITUATION!”

Press release… EU and world food security: Neither dramatising nor minimising! Copa and Cogeca held their presidency meetings this week in Brussels. Speakers from the Commission, the FAO and UNAF analysed the complexity of the Ukrainian, European and global agri-food situation. These exchanges were at odds with the stances taken …

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