Thursday 24 May 2018
Food and Agriculture Organisation

Destruction of rainforests down 25pc

The rate of destruction of the world's three largest forests fell 25 per cent this decade compared with the previous one, but remains alarmingly high in some countries, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation said. A report entitled T


Food prices hit new high, grains to get costly

Global food prices rose to a fresh high in December and the prices of corn, wheat and other grains can go much higher, said the United Nations' food agency Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on Wednesday. 'We are concerned, th


World's hungry top one billion

The number of hungry in the world has reached a "historic high" of more than one billion people, the UN food agency said, blaming the global financial crisis for the surge. The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said on Friday "one si


A billion hungry...and growing: FAO

High food prices helped push another 40 million people into hunger this year, the UN's food agency said yesterday, raising the number of undernourished people in the world to 963 million. A report by the Food and Agriculture Organisati

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