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World food prices continue to fall in February

Global food prices fell 1 per cent in February to their lowest in more than four-and-a-half years, with cereals, meat and sugar declining, oils steady and only dairy prices rebounding sharply, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.

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Food prices fall after three stable months

The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (UNFAO) Index declined in December, after three months of stability, declining for the third consecutive year, according to a report. The 1.7 per cent fall was credited to cont

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World food price decline slows in October

World food prices edged lower in October, after a series of sharp declines, as prices of oils and sugar rose while dairy and meat prices fell, the UN's food agency said on Thursday. The Food and Agriculture Organisation's

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World food prices dip to four-year low: UN

World food prices fell to their lowest since August 2010 in September as prices of all major food groups except meat dropped, led by a sharp decline in dairy prices, the UN's food agency said on Thursday. The Food and Agricult

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World food prices hit six-month low in July

Global food prices hit a six-month low in July led mainly by sharp declines in grains, oilseeds and dairy, which balanced out rising meat and firm sugar prices, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday. The Food and Agricul

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UN approves study on Bahrain farming plan

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has given its initial approval to conduct a feasibility study on Bahrain's farming project in Sudan. Under-Secretary for Agriculture and Marine Resources Shaikh Khalifa bin Isa Al

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World food prices jump again in March

Global food prices rose to their highest in almost a year in March, led by unfavourable weather for crops and political tensions over Ukraine, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday. The Food and Agriculture Organisation&

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Global food prices drop in Jan, inventories strong

Global food prices fell in January, led by declines in the costs of sugar, vegetable oils, and cereals, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday, adding that robust inventories should contain prices in coming months. The Fo

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Global food prices fall to three-year low

Global food prices are not expected to fall much further after dipping to their lowest level in three years in September, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday, trimming its estimate for 2013/14 world cereals production.

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FAO urges nations to cut hazardous pesticides

Developing countries should speed up the withdrawal of highly hazardous pesticides from their markets following the death of 23 children from contaminated food in India, the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organisation said on Tuesday.

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