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World food prices hit lowest level in almost seven years: FAO

New York, Sept 11 (IBNS): The price of major food commodities continued to drop through August due to abundant supplies, a decline in energy prices and concerns over the economic slowdown in China, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported on Wednesday.

FAO and MasterCard join forces to support refugees and small-scale farmers

New York, Sep 3 (IBNS): Residents at the Kakuma refugee camp in north-western Kenya will soon be able to buy charcoal produced in an environmentally-friendly way by local farmers as part of an innovative new alliance between the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and MasterCard to support small farmers and poor families.

UN concerned over drought impact on crops in Syria

New York, May 16 (IBNS): Drought and ongoing conflict are not only adding pressure to Syria's already dire food security situation, but also increasing the need for imports and driving up prices, according to the latest outlook issued by the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO).