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FAO foresees stable outlook for food commodity markets in 2024/25

FAO foresees stable outlook for food commodity markets in 2024/25

The Food Outlook provides detailed market assessments for wheat, coarse grains, rice, oil crops, sugar, meat, dairy products and fisheries Supplies of most of the world’s major food commodities are expected to be adequate in

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Famine looms in Gaza while risk of starvation persists in Sudan, Haiti, Mali, and South Sudan

Famine looms in Gaza while risk of starvation persists in Sudan, Haiti, Mali, and South Sudan

Latest hunger hotspots report urges immediate action to prevent famine and warns of La Niña-linked climate extremes Acute food insecurity is set to increase in magnitude and severity in 18 hunger “Hotspots”, a new United Nations

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Global fisheries and aquaculture production reaches a new record high

Global fisheries and aquaculture production reaches a new record high

Aquaculture surpasses capture fisheries in aquatic animal production for the first time, The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2024 says World fisheries and aquaculture production have hit a new high, with aquaculture production of

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FAO highlights potato’s significance and potential on International Potato Day

FAO highlights potato’s significance and potential on International Potato Day

Importance as staple, genetic diversity and livelihood opportunities come under the spotlight Eaten by over one billion people, the potato is the third most available food crop globally – after rice and wheat, making it

Technologies
Nuclear techniques essential in setting science-based global food standards

Nuclear techniques essential in setting science-based global food standards

International symposium on food safety and control: FAO Director-General underscores the importance of nuclear technologies for measuring, managing and controlling food safety QU Dongyu, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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FAO spotlights the role of women tea sector on International Tea Day

FAO spotlights the role of women tea sector on International Tea Day

The event highlighted women’s diverse contributions across the tea supply chain Women’s vital roles in the tea industry and how to overcome the challenges they face were the theme of celebration for the 2024 International Tea

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FAO Food Price Index up marginally in April

FAO Food Price Index up marginally in April

Rising international quotations for meat, cereals and vegetable oils offset drops for dairy and sugar The benchmark for world food commodity prices edged higher in April, as rising meat prices and modest upticks for vegetable

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FAO supports World Bank-funded nutrition project in Cameroon

FAO supports World Bank-funded nutrition project in Cameroon

Efforts include provision of basic inputs, post-harvest equipment and community infrastructure development QU Dongyu, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), signed an agreement to provide FAO’s support to the Government of Cameroon in

Policy
FSSAI to investigate allegations against Nestlé

FSSAI to investigate allegations against Nestlé

Nestlé issued a statement emphasising its commitment to providing infant cereal products that meet all the necessary nutritional requirements for early childhood, including protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, and iron The Food Safety and Standards Authority

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FAO and Mars join forces again to strengthen food safety

FAO and Mars join forces again to strengthen food safety

New Memorandum of Understanding aims to boost commitment to achieving food security and resilient agrifood systems The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Mars, Incorporated are setting out a path to