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UN Food and Agriculture Organisation


Inflation triggered by successive supply-side shocks within last two years or so is declining

August 11, 2022 9:10 am

Today’s situation is far less grim than in March, after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and when the FAO’s food price index hit an all-time high. Back home, if the monsoon delivers reasonably, as it has, in the remaining part of this month and the next, the benefits would flow to the ensuing rabi crop as well.

Global food prices decline for third straight month in June

July 08, 2022 5:14 pm

The UN Food and Agricultural Organization's (FAO) Food Price Index averaged 154.2 points in June, down from 157.9 in May, 158.4 in April and the record of 159.7 points in March scaled immediately after the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Explained: What's behind the current food inflation?

May 24, 2022 2:14 pm

The current inflation is supply shock-driven — and more about calories than proteins and micronutrients. What has been the impact of global calorie inflation on India, and what factors will determine trends in the days ahead?

Middle East drought continues, Experts fear global food crisis

March 15, 2014 11:46 pm

The dry season has already hurt prospects for the cereal harvest.

'Hunger falls,still unacceptably high'

October 09, 2012 4:18 pm

Progress made in the fight against hunger since the middle of the last decade has lost steam,and it is time to regain momentum.