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Europe: FAO urges governments to take concrete action on malnutrition

The 10 years running until 2025 will be a critical time for action to build healthy and sustainable food systems and end malnutrition in...

Americas: FAO Food Price Index down slightly in July

The international prices for major food commodities saw a modest decline in July 2016, following five consecutive months of increases. The FAO Food Price...

Middle East: South Sudan faces food insecurity, UN agencies warn

Up to 4.8 million people in South Sudan - well over one-third of the population - will be facing severe food shortages over the...

Europe: Codex members to meet on decisions

Members of the international food standards-setting body, the Codex Alimentarius Commission, will meet at FAO in Rome this week. They will be making decisions on: -...

Europe: FAO reports stable food prices

Global food commodity markets are on a stable path for the year ahead, with solid production prospects and abundant stocks pointing to a broadly...

Europe: Leaders launch network for managing food crises

Authorities have launched a new network to achieve joint global food-security assessments and joint responses to food crises, including those related to phenomena such...

Europe: Incorporate sustainability into diets, states FAO study

A handful of pioneering governments have issued guidelines promoting 'win-win' diets that can help tackle two of the most urgent challenges of our time:...

World: Palm oil keeps global food price trend rising April, finds...

Global prices of key staple food commodities rose in April, marking its third consecutive monthly increase after four years of decline. The FAO Food Price...

Asia Pacific: North Korea’s food production falls, finds FAO

North Korea's total food production - including cereals, soybeans and potatoes in cereal equivalent - is estimated to have fallen in 2015, the...

Europe: FAO food price index drops in December 2015

Prices of major food commodities declined for the fourth year in a row in 2015, averaging 19.1% below their previous-year's levels. The dwindling global economy...