Global food supply conditions are robust, but access to food has been dramatically reduced in areas suffering civil conflicts, while drought conditions are worsening food security across swathes of East Africa, according to the new edition of FA
World food prices posted their biggest monthly rise for four years in June, buoyed by a surge in sugar and increases for most other edible commodities, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
Food prices have been gaining
World food prices stabilised in February near a seven-year low as rising vegetable oil and meat prices offset declines in cereals, sugar and dairy, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
Food prices have fallen for four
World food prices fell to near a seven-year low in January, weighed down by declines for agricultural commodities, particularly sugar, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
Food prices have fallen for four straight year
Favourable worldwide conditions for cereal crops will lead to better-than-expected production this growing season at the global level, said the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
That is despite continuing app
Global food prices fell in June, continuing an almost uninterrupted slide since April 2014, led by falling dairy and sugar prices, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
The Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO)
Global food prices fell 1 per cent in February to their lowest in more than four-and-a-half years, with cereals, meat and sugar declining, oils steady and only dairy prices rebounding sharply, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (UNFAO) Index declined in December, after three months of stability, declining for the third consecutive year, according to a report.
The 1.7 per cent fall was credited to cont
World food prices edged lower in October, after a series of sharp declines, as prices of oils and sugar rose while dairy and meat prices fell, the UN's food agency said on Thursday.
The Food and Agriculture Organisation's
World food prices fell to their lowest since August 2010 in September as prices of all major food groups except meat dropped, led by a sharp decline in dairy prices, the UN's food agency said on Thursday.
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