Lockdowns and panic food buying due to the coronavirus pandemic could ignite world food inflation even though there are ample supplies of staple grains and oilseeds in key exporting nations ...
Along with climate shocks, conflict and acute food insecurity, the East Africa region now faces a hunger threat from desert locusts, top UN relief officials warned, saying action now, will avert a major food crisis later.
The General Conference of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) unanimously elected at the opening session of its 41st Session held in Rome on Saturday
Iraq plans to build an oil refinery at the port of Fao on the Gulf with two Chinese companies, and is seeking investors to build three more, the oil ministry said on its website on Monday.
HE Minister of Municipality and Environment, Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Rumaihi, on Monday met Jose Graziano da Silva, the Director General of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), in the presence of HE Abdulaziz bin Ahmed Al Malki, Qatar's ambassador to Italy.
World food prices fell for the third month in a row in April as values declined for all agricultural commodities except meat, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
World food prices posted their biggest monthly rise for four years in June, buoyed by a surge in sugar and increases for most other edible commodities, the United Nations food agency said ...