FAO's Food Price Index

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  • World food prices dip in August 2019-09-08 11:36

    World food prices dip in August

    Global food prices declined in August, driven by sharp falls in the prices of staple cereals and sugar, according to a report issued today by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

  • FAO highlights great potential of genetic improvements in aquaculture for better food security 2019-08-27 23:26

    FAO highlights great potential of genetic improvements in aquaculture for better food security

    Wider, appropriate and long-term application of genetic improvement in aquaculture, with a focus on selective breeding, will help boost food production to meet a projected increase in demand for fish and fish products with relatively little extra feed, land, water and other inputs, according to a new FAO report titled The State of the World's Aquatic Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.

  • FAO Food Price Index steady in June 2019-07-08 13:22

    FAO Food Price Index steady in June

    Global food prices declined marginally in June, as lower prices of dairy products and vegetable oils more than offset a significant jump in maize quotations, and are now very close to their level of a year ago, according to a report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations released yesterday.

  • FAO 2017-02-08 09:32

    FAO: Global sugar and cereals prices climb in January

    The FAO Food Price Index rose notably in January, led by sugar and cereals, even as global markets remain well supplied.