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20 Jul 2017 description

UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development concludes with Declaration

20 July 2017, New York - The pace of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development must be accelerated , a high-level United Nations meeting stressed today in its final declaration.

13 Jul 2017 description

La FAO et l’OMC facilitent l’intégration des pays en développement dans le commerce alimentaire mondial

12 juillet 2017, Rome - Selon une publication conjointe de l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO) et l'Organisation mondiale du commerce (OMC), parue le 12 juillet, si les pays veulent tirer profit du commerce mondial et se préparer aux évolutions technologiques, il est essentiel qu'ils prennent part à l'élaboration des normes alimentaires internationales.

11 Jul 2017 description

Key messages

↗ International wheat prices generally increased in June on quality concerns amid unfavourable growing conditions for the 2017 crops in some key producing countries. Export prices of maize remained generally unchanged, while rice quotations continued to increase mainly on account of strong demand.

10 Jul 2017 description

Vegetable oils, sugar and dairy products are expected to be main provider of additional calories over next decade

10 July 2017, Paris/Rome - Global food commodity prices are projected to remain low over the next decade compared to previous peaks, as demand growth in a number of emerging economies is expected to slow down and biofuel policies have a diminished impact on markets, according to the latest 10-year agricultural outlook published today by the OECD and FAO.

08 Jul 2017 description

Le Directeur général souligne quel’Organisation prêtera attention à l’appel de ses membres visant à renforcer son travail sur le changement climatique

08 Jul 2017 description

Director-General: FAO will heed Members call to reinforce its work on climate change

07 Jul 2017 description

La FAO y la OIM piden una atención renovada al desarrollo rural: los desastres climáticos desplazan a una persona cada segundo

6 de julio de 2017, Roma- El cambio climático supone una grave amenaza para la población rural de los países en desarrollo, lo que a menudo conduce a la migración pornecesidad. Frente a ello, las políticas que fomenten la agricultura sostenible son parte esencial de una respuesta eficaz, afirmó hoy el Director General de la FAO, JoséGraziano da Silva.

07 Jul 2017 description

FAO and IOM call for renewed focus on rural development; climate disasters are displacing one person every second

06 July 2017, Rome - Climate change poses a major risk for rural people in developing countries, often leading to distress-driven migration, and bolstering sustainable agriculture is an essential part of an effective policy response, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today.

07 Jul 2017 description

Les stocks mondiaux de céréales demeurent robustes et sont en passe d’atteindre des niveaux record

6 juillet 2017, Rome - Les prix du blé et de la viande ont contribué à faire monter les prix mondiaux des produits alimentaires en juin.

07 Jul 2017 description

La FAO et l’OIM appellent à se refocaliser sur le développement rural, les catastrophes climatiques déplacent une personne chaque seconde

06 juillet 2017, Rome - « Le changement climatique pose un risque majeur pour les populations rurales des pays en développement, provoquant souvent des phénomènes de migrations de détresse. Face à cela, encourager l'agriculture durable fait partie intégrante d'une réponse politique efficace, » a déclaré aujourd'hui M. José Graziano da Silva, Directeur de la FAO.

07 Jul 2017 description

FAO Director-General lauds China's contribution towards the programme's expansion

6 July 2017, Rome - South-South Cooperation - partnerships in which developing countries exchange resources and expertise - is proving an inclusive and cost-effective tool to support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today.

06 Jul 2017 description

6 July 2017, Accra – At a Side Event of the 40th FAO Conference on the Fall Armyworm (FAW) held in Rome, the FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Africa, Bukar Tijani, announced that the Organization will host a global technical meeting of FAW experts from 18 to 20 July 2017 in Accra, Ghana, as part of the ongoing efforts led by FAO to curb the outbreak of FAW pests afflicting the agricultural sectors of a vast number of countries across the African continent.

06 Jul 2017 description

Global cereals supply remain robust, with stock levels headed for new record

06 July 2017, Rome - Global food commodity prices rose in June, led by wheat and meat prices.

The FAO Food Price Index, a monthly trade-weighted index tracking international market prices of five major food commodity groups, released today, averaged 175.2 points in June, up 1.4 percent from May and 7.0 percent from a year earlier.

06 Jul 2017 description

Release date: 06/07/2017

» The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 175.2 points in June 2017, up 2.5 points (1.4 percent) from May and 11 points (7 percent) above its level a year earlier. June marked the second successive month of increase in the value of the FFPI. The rise was driven by relatively large increases in dairy and cereal prices. Meat quotations also firmed, while those of sugar and vegetable oils dropped.

05 Jul 2017 description

5 July 2017, Rome - Rural women and girls are key agents of change to free the world from hunger and extreme poverty, said FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today at a special side-event on gender equality and women's empowerment on the sidelines of the FAO's Conference.

05 Jul 2017 description

L’initiative vise à améliorer la durabilité des systèmes alimentaire et la résilience du secteur agricole

4 juillet 2017, Rome - Lancé aujourd'hui depuis le siège de la FAO, un nouveau Programme d'action mondial initié par les Nations Unies vise à relever les défis pressants liés à la sécurité alimentaire, à la nutrition et aux impacts du changement climatique auxquels sont confrontés les petits Etats insulaires en développement (PEID).

05 Jul 2017 description

Initiative targets improved food system sustainability and agriculture sector resilience

4 July 2017, Rome - A new United Nations global action programme launched today at FAO seeks to address pressing challenges related to food security, nutrition and the impacts of climate change facing the world's Small Island Developing States (SIDS).

04 Jul 2017 description

Joint FAO-Arab League event hears climate change poses serious risk to water availability

4 July 2017, Rome - Arab states must continue to seek innovations to overcome water scarcity in the face of climate change, said UN Food and Agriculture Organization Director-General José Graziano da Silva at an event co-hosted by the Arab League on the sidelines of FAO's biennial Conference.

04 Jul 2017 description

Costo de la canasta básica alimentaria se redujo en mayo en Brasil, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador y República Dominicana

Según el Informe mensual de precios de los alimentos en América Latina y el Caribe de la FAO.

03 de julio de 2017, Santiago de Chile- El costo de la canasta básica alimentaria se redujo en mayo en Brasil, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador y República Dominicana, y aumentó en Guatemala, México y Colombia, según el Informe mensual de precios de los alimentos en América Latina y el Caribe de la FAO.

04 Jul 2017 description

Bilateral Trust Fund, having provided seed money for more than 100 projects, adds migration and soils to its focus

4 July 2017, Rome - FAO and Germany celebrated 15 years of successful collaboration today, hailing the more than $129 million (EUR115 million) in special funds channeled to food security, right-to-food initiatives and nutrition programmes around the world through the government's Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) and FAO's Bilateral Trust Fund (BTF).