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Food and Agriculture Organisation


World food prices rise for first time in 5 months -UN FAO

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.

Pawar changes stand on food Bill,now says it can check malnutrition

April 08, 2014 12:25 pm

He had earlier opposed it saying farmers would be adversely affected

UN agency pushes for bugs on the menu

May 13, 2013 7:43 pm

Beetles,caterpillars,bees and wasps may soon find a place in your regular diet!

'Food wasted by world can feed 500mn'

October 25, 2012 4:01 pm

One reason is due to the 'tendency of excessive consumption in middle and high-income countries'.

Excessive speculation leading to volatile food prices: FAO

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.

Aided by India,global milk output to touch 750 mt in 2012:FAO

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.

Vitamin Deficiency

June 16, 2012 3:26 am

In a country where sunlight is abundant,why do people suffer from lack of vitamin D?

World food prices fall in April: FAO

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.

India,China propel global tea consumption: FAO

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.

Hunger could become permanent disaster: Kofi Annan

June 27, 2011 6:21 pm

Current food security crisis has left almost a billion hungry and could turn into a permanent disaster.