November 07, 2019 3:46 pm
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) food price index, which measures monthly changes for a basket of cereals, oilseeds, dairy products, meat and sugar, averaged 172.7 points in October, up 1.7% on the previous month and 6.0% year-on-year.
April 08, 2014 12:25 pm
He had earlier opposed it saying farmers would be adversely affected
May 13, 2013 7:43 pm
Beetles,caterpillars,bees and wasps may soon find a place in your regular diet!
October 25, 2012 4:01 pm
One reason is due to the 'tendency of excessive consumption in middle and high-income countries'.
July 08, 2012 12:24 pm
Excessive speculation in futures and commodities markets is leading to high volatility in food prices,which has a "tremendous human impact",United Nation's body Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has said.
June 25, 2012 5:54 pm
Buoyed by rising milk production in India,global milk output is expected to rise by almost 3 per cent to 750.1 million tonnes (mt) in the current calender year,United Nation's body FAO has said.
June 16, 2012 3:26 am
In a country where sunlight is abundant,why do people suffer from lack of vitamin D?
May 03, 2012 2:12 pm
World food prices eased in April after three months of gains,driven down by falls in grains and sugar.
March 04, 2012 4:23 pm
As per the latest Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) data,world consumption of tea rose by 4 per cent to 4 million tonnes in 2010.
June 27, 2011 6:21 pm
Current food security crisis has left almost a billion hungry and could turn into a permanent disaster.