The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Food Price Index hits its highest level in five years amid strong biofuel demand for palm oil and sugarcane.
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Speaking at COP25 in Madrid, FAO Director-General, Qu Dongyu, said that innovation in agriculture is vital to managing the challenges presented by climate change and increasing productivity.
Plants reportedly make up 80 percent of the food humans eat, and produce 98 percent of the oxygen we breathe. Yet, they are said to be under constant and increasing threat from pests and diseases.
FAO and the World Union of Wholesale Markets (WUWM) have agreed to update and strengthen their partnership with a focus on globally reducing food loss and waste, and assure the supplies of healthy and fresh foods.
Choosing the perfect laboratory to collaborate with is a difficult decision. Here, Nestlé’s Fabien Robert and Amy Bethel explain the key factors to look for.
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The average UK family shopping bill is set to soar by £786 if plant protection products are removed from farms.
Alliance aims to enable inclusive, efficient systems, focusing on new approaches that engage SMEs to promote market-based solutions.
Governments and international communities must do more to promote pro-bio-diversity initiatives, experts conclude.
Director-General of The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) urges joining of forces and renewed effort.
Southern African and Near East countries continue to require humanitarian assistance, according to a new FAO report