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07.02.02 – COMMODITIES

WORLD BANK / FOOD PRICES

International food prices have declined for the third consecutive quarter and are now 12 percent below the historical peak in August 2012, according to the World Bank's Food Price Watch report. But the report says the continued popularity of food subsidies often do not deliver the results policy makers are seeking. WORLD BANK

26 Jul 2013 | Read More »

FAO / UGANDA FISHERIES

Uganda is a land-locked country, yet 60 percent of the population's daily protein requirements come from fish. As the second largest source of foreign revenue, the fisheries sector makes a vital contribution to the economy, and it's the implementation of national standards, based on Codex Alimentarius Commission standards, which ensure safe fish for locals and [...]

5 Jul 2013 | Read More »

ROME / WORLD FOOD DAY

The United Nations today marked World Food Day by highlighting agricultural cooperatives as vital weapon in the war on poverty and hunger. FAO

16 Oct 2012 | Read More »

ZIMBABWE / FOOD SECURITY

Irregular rains, poor agricultural practices and ongoing economic challenges have pushed Zimbabwe into an increasingly critical food security situation, the United Nations food relief agency warned this week (27 August). WFP

29 Aug 2012 | Read More »

UN / FRANCE FOOD PRICES

France’s Minister of Agriculture Bruno Le Maire said that the risk of food riots in the world, “is a real one” because of the increase in global food prices. UNTV

17 Feb 2011 | Read More »

SUDAN / YEI BRIDGE

A bridge on the main road connecting southern Sudan with neighboring Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo is inaugurated today. UNMIS

24 Mar 2010 | Read More »

 

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