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Report predicts global dairy-sector expansion up to 2031

Report predicts global dairy-sector expansion up to 2031

Dairy is expected to be the fastest growing livestock sector over the next decade, with global milk supply projected to...

June 29, 2022

FAO: Many countries ‘vulnerable to trade shocks’ in agri-food market

FAO: Many countries ‘vulnerable to trade shocks’ in agri-food market

Many countries around the world remain vulnerable to trade shocks in the agri-food market, according to a new report from...

June 28, 2022

FAO: Doubling global potato production in 10 years is possible

FAO: Doubling global potato production in 10 years is possible

Potatoes could make a greater contribution to global food security, according to the director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organisation...

May 31, 2022

FAO: ‘Strong support and solidarity’ needed to improve the world’s soils

FAO: ‘Strong support and solidarity’ needed to improve the world’s soils

Improving and maintaining the health of at least 50% of soils worldwide by 2030 will require “strong support and solidarity”,...

May 23, 2022

FAO: Agriculture is key to lasting peace and security

FAO: Agriculture is key to lasting peace and security

The head of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has called for greater funding for agriculture...

May 20, 2022

UN distributes seed potatoes to over 17,000 households in Ukraine

UN distributes seed potatoes to over 17,000 households in Ukraine

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has distributed seed potato kits to over 17,700 vulnerable households...

May 18, 2022

FAO: G7 nations urged to help anticipate future food shortages

FAO: G7 nations urged to help anticipate future food shortages

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has called on the G7 nations to help anticipate future...

May 13, 2022

Food prices still close to record levels despite price index drop

Food prices still close to record levels despite price index drop

World food commodity prices eased in April, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO). It...

May 6, 2022

FAO renews appeal for urgent funding to support Ukrainian farmers

FAO renews appeal for urgent funding to support Ukrainian farmers

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has issued an appeal to bolster agriculture and provide urgent...

April 19, 2022

FAO: Ukraine crisis could lead to malnutrition and higher food prices

FAO: Ukraine crisis could lead to malnutrition and higher food prices

The global number of undernourished people could increase by between eight and 13 million as a result of Russia’s invasion...

March 11, 2022

FAO: ‘School meals go far beyond the plate of food’

FAO: ‘School meals go far beyond the plate of food’

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have launched a project...

February 21, 2022

FAO: Global figures on cereal supply and demand

FAO: Global figures on cereal supply and demand

Global cereal production, utilisation and trade are reaching record levels in 2021/2022, according to the recently published Cereal Supply and...

February 8, 2022

UN Food Price Index: Quotations for oils, meat and dairy rise

UN Food Price Index: Quotations for oils, meat and dairy rise

The gauge for world food prices went up in January, largely catalysed by supply-side constraints for vegetable oils, the Food...

February 3, 2022

Minister talks soil health at international conference

Minister talks soil health at international conference

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue took part in the Agricultural Ministers Conference as part of the...

January 31, 2022

FAO calls for reversal of soil degradation amid increasing pressure

FAO calls for reversal of soil degradation amid increasing pressure

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has called for the reversal of soil degradation in response...

January 29, 2022

World food import bill to reach a ‘record high’ in 2021

World food import bill to reach a ‘record high’ in 2021

Global food trade has accelerated and is poised to hit an all-time record in both volume and value terms, according...

November 16, 2021

World food prices reach highest level since 2011

World food prices reach highest level since 2011

World food prices have “surged to a new peak” reaching their highest level since July 2011, the Food and Agriculture...

November 7, 2021

Global wheat prices up 41% with consumption hitting ‘all-time high’

Global wheat prices up 41% with consumption hitting ‘all-time high’

Global wheat prices are up 41% on last year due to “tightening export availabilities amid strong demand”, the Food and...

October 7, 2021