India and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations have proposed to declare the year 2023 as the International Year of Millets
Global food prices declined for the first time in three months as lower prices for cereals, sugars, oils and meat outstripped gains in dairy products, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) reported. The Rome-based ...
The full year 2016 logged a 1.5 percent annual drop in the index
There was a time when they were considered as a delicacy, then they swarmed the streets as crowd pleasing snacks and today they are hogging the spotlight as the future of food but can insects ...
The United Nations urged political leaders from around the world on Wednesday to up their game in the fight to wipe out malnutrition, a global scourge which afflicts poor and rich alike. "Part of our ...
In contrast, meat prices in August remained virtually unchanged from the previous month, although overall they are still down 18 percent from the peak of August 2014.
FAO Food Price Index is a measure of the monthly change in international prices of a basket of food commodities.
World food prices fell to near a seven-year low in January, weighed down by declines for agricultural commodities, particularly sugar.
The world's wheat and rice producers are headed for a record harvest this year, drastically reducing the global food bill as prices fall, the FAO said on Thursday.
India's, the world's biggest rice producer after China, rice exports may decline by 20 per cent in 2016, according to the UN body FAO.