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news archive 2019
fao food price index steady in june
the fao food price index, which tracks monthly changes in the international prices of commonly traded food commodities, averaged 173 points in june, down 0.3 percent from may.
protracted conflicts and adverse weather conditions exacerbate food needs
some 41 countries, of which 31 are in africa, continue to be in need of external assistance for food, according to the fao's crop prospects and food situation report issued today.
media advisory | fao and oecd to launch agricultural outlook 2019-2028
new projections on agricultural production, expected developments in the global commodities and food trade, with a feature on the latin america and the caribbean region
fao director-general in mexico: "migration must be optional and safe"
a joint action program to promote rural development and the eradication of extreme poverty and hunger so that migration becomes an option and not a necessity, is the objective of a high-level meeting on migration, development and food security in mesoamerica that kicked-off in mexico city today.
un to launch new progress report on achieving zero hunger
on 15 july 2019, the latest edition of the state of food security and nutrition in the world will be launched by fao, ifad, unicef, wfp and who.
food and agriculture must play a vital part in reaching a sustainable future
there is a growing realization that food and agriculture must play a vital part in reaching the sustainable development goals and that in this context, fao provides a neutral forum to address global issues of transboundary dimensions, the un agency’s director-general, josé graziano da silva said today.
the near east and north africa region needs to step up its efforts to end hunger by 2030
countries in the arab region need to set up policies supporting local food production and improve their governance of natural resources if hunger is to be eradicated from the near east and north africa by 2030.
trailblazers for food security lauded at fao ceremony
government ministries in pakistan and rwanda, a group of spanish journalists, a norwegian research vessel, a group of current and former parliamentarians in chile, and fao field staff have been recognized at today’s fao awards ceremony, held on the sidelines of the 41st fao conference.
“triple burden of malnutrition” slows down progress towards zero hunger in europe and central asia
despite the heterogeneity of the region, there is one common challenge related to food security that is present in all countries of europe and central asia - “the triple burden of malnutrition,” representatives of fao member countries heard today at a special event on the sidelines of the un agency's conference.
clearing the road ahead to reach zero hunger in asia and the pacific
progress towards the sustainable development goal of zero hunger has slowed in asia and the pacific despite strong economic advances, highlighting the need for concerted policy actions to tackle the increasing complex nature of challenges ahead, member countries were told during a side event at fao conference.