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FAO Food Price Index declines in November

Washington, Dec 7 (IBNS): Globally traded food commodity prices declined in November, led by marked drops for palm oil and other vegetable oils, the Food and Agriculture of the United Nations said on Friday.

Poorer countries set to be 'increasingly dependent' on food imports, says UN food agency report

New York, July 4 (IBNS): Poorer countries with rising populations and scarce natural resources are likely to be “increasingly dependent” on imports to feed their people, according to an annual report jointly compiled by the United Nations food agency, launched on Tuesday.

Global food prices rose in May; commodity markets look stable for year ahead – UN

New York, June 3 (Just Earth News)Global food prices rose 2.1 per cent in May, the fourth straight monthly increase, but stayed about seven per cent below 2015 levels, the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) said today, also noting that food commodity markets are on a stable path for the year ahead, with solid production prospects and abundant stocks pointing to broadly stable prices and supplies.

FAO teams up with global wholesale markets union to boost urban food security

New York, May 29 (IBNS): Recognizing the growing challenge of feeding city dwellers, who will become the world’s majority by 2050, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Union of Wholesale Markets on Thursday signed a partnership aimed at reaching the urban poor and reducing food waste estimated at 1.3 billion tonnes every year.

Global food prices down in May: UN

New York, Jun 6 (IBNS): The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported on Thursday that global food prices were down for the second straight month in May and that the outlook for worldwide cereal supply has improved considerably since last month.