The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has approved India’s proposal to observe 2023 as the International Year of Millets.
Globally, food was 10.2% more expensive in July 2017 than last year and the highest it has been since 2014, said the United Nation’s food agency.
Smallholder farms can boost yields by as much as 130% with sustainable management techniques around irrigation and fertilizer use, says the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Challenging weather conditions in various countries, coupled with continuing political tensions in the Black Sea region have made food markets more volatile, according to the FAO's first major forecast for 2014.
Unfavourable weather conditions in the Asia, Brazil and the US, coupled with increased political tension in the Black Sea region have led to a steep increase in world food prices, says the FAO.
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has said that grain harvests are set to reach record levels in 2013, and wheat production is forecast to recover from last year’s reduced level.
Grains blight otherwise stable food price index
April saw sharp rises in grain prices due to exchange rates and oil prices, with the future curve to be determined by how much production increases and ability to replenish reserves.
Wheat volatility leads to surge in global food prices, finds FAO
The FAO has revised downward its forecast for 2010 world wheat production levels and reports that wheat market dynamics drove international food prices up in August by 5 per cent - the biggest month-on-month increase since November 2009.
Xanthan gum helps cassava-wheat bread quality: Study
Researchers from Nigeria have found that xanthan gum can assist with quality and storage issues of cassava-wheat bread in a study that could help encourage use of cassava flour in products.
Costs for cereals to fall, predicts FAO
The UN's Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has predicted lower cereal prices for 2009 as production outstrips use and world cereal stocks recover from recent critical lows.
FAO forecasts cereal production increase
A 2.6 per cent increase in world cereal production in 2008 could
help ease the current tight global cereal supply, according to
forecasts by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Cereal prices remain high despite record production, FAO
Global cereal production this year has reached record levels,
although an inability to keep up with the rapid rise in demand has
kept prices high, according to a new report by the Food and
Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Cereal prices will remain high, says FAO
Cereal prices will remain high, despite the record world cereal
production forecast, the Food and Agriculture
Organisation (FAO) said in a report this week.
Freight rates and commodity prices rising
Record-high international freight rates and increasing commodity
prices are raising the costs of imports, says a new forecast
FAO predicts favourable 2007 cereal production
A favourable outlook for world cereal production in 2007 could help
ease price pressures on the food industry.