While politicians in Ghana are debating whether recent reports about high food prices in Ghana are true or not a recent by WORLDWATCH INSTITUTE concludes that “there is reason to believe that food commodity prices will be both higher and more volatile in the decades to come.”
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If you’re eating something right now, you’re going to want to stop. Not because this post is gross. Because you might want to save that to eat when the world runs out of food in a few months.
STOCKHOLM — Global food security starts with ensuring access to water, the head of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said at the beginning of World Water Week Monday.
Rome — Africa’s urban population is growing faster than that of any other region, but many of its cities are not keeping pace with the increasing demand for food that comes with that growth. A new FAO publication says policymakers need to act now to ensure that African cities will be “green” enough to meet …
Ignoring the gender gap in agriculture has huge economic dimensions. If we want the situation to improve for female farmers we have to make it all about economics! This was the advice given by Ann Tutwiler (FAO) in the learning event ‘How can agricultural innovation better empower women and their key roles in food and …
As Africa grapples with acute food shortages and starvation, leading thinkers in agriculture, climate change and the environment are to gather in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, this April to review innovative ways to tackle the continents unending cycle of drought and food insecurity.
Rising oil prices are attracting the attention of inflation-worried investors. But lurking in the background is an even bigger risk for inflation vigilantes: rising food prices.
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) is calling for additional funds to head-off an imminent food and nutrition crisis in the Sahel region of West Africa.
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is calling for at least 69.8 million dollars in additional funding to provide assistance to 790,000 vulnerable farming and herding households.