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24 Mar 2015 description

Informe mensual sobre tendencias de los precios alimentarios

MENSAJES PRINCIPALES

↗ Los precios de exportación del trigo y el maíz continuaron disminuyendo en febrero, como consecuencia de la abundancia de la oferta a nivel mundial y la fuerte competencia de las exportaciones. Las cotizaciones internacionales del arroz se mantuvieron también bajo presión a la baja. Los precios de los cereales estaban muy por debajo de sus niveles en febrero del año pasado.

23 Mar 2015 description

En ouverture du Conseil de la FAO, le Directeur général invite à trouver un consensus sur le Programme de travail et budget

23 Mar 2015 description

Director-General opens FAO council, calls for flexibility to reach consensus on programme of work and budget

23 March 2015, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today opened a week-long session of the organization's executive council, with an appeal to its members to approve a proposal including more funds to be directed at nutrition and climate change issues.

20 Mar 2015 description

La FAO lanza un mecanismo para canalizar los conocimientos técnicos y recursos financieros con el objetivo de aumentar la resiliencia

17 de marzo de 2015, Sendai, Japón – Casi una cuarta parte de los daños provocados por los desastres naturales en el mundo en desarrollo son asumidos por el sector agrícola – una proporción superior a la estimada anteriormente - según los primeros resultados de un nuevo estudio de la FAO presentado hoy en la Conferencia Mundial de las Naciones Unidas sobre la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres.

19 Mar 2015 description

e-Phyto set to enhance secure information-sharing between countries and cut costs

19 March 2015, Rome -The creation of a new global electronic certification system that will help curb the spread of plant pests and diseases through international trade in a more secure and cost-effective way has been approved by representatives from 181 countries.

17 Mar 2015 description

Création d'un nouveau mécanisme de renforcement de la résilience

17 Mar 2015 description

Agriculture bears major brunt of disaster impacts, new report says

FAO launches facility aimed at channeling technical expertise, financial resources towards resilience building

17 March 2015, Sendai, Japan - Nearly a quarter of damages wrought by natural disasters on the developing world are borne by the agricultural sector according to initial results from a new FAO study released here today at the UN World Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction.

16 Mar 2015 description

Passage au crible des normes phytosanitaires sur le commerce des plantes et des produits végétaux

16 mars 2015, Rome – Les mesures visant à empêcher les insectes, les bactéries, les virus et les mauvaises herbes d'infester fruits, légumes et autres marchandises alimentaires lors de leur emballage et leur transport à travers le monde sont au cœur d'une réunion de quatre jours d'experts internationaux qui a débuté aujourd'hui à la FAO.

16 Mar 2015 description

Phytosanitary standards for trade in plants and plant products come under review

16 March 2015, Rome - How to prevent insects, bacteria, viruses and weeds from infesting fruit, vegetable and other plant and food consignments and then spreading across the world is the focus of a four-day gathering of international experts which began at FAO today.

13 Mar 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Regional inflation edged downward in January to 3.3 percent from 3.4 percent in December, while food inflation picked up to 4.7 percent compared to 4.3 during the same period.

  • Vegetable prices spiked in India because of extreme cold weather and unexpected rains in December. Wheat prices rose 11.8 percent, supported by increased minimum support prices.

  • Soybean prices fell 11.2 percent in Myanmar on increased imports and new harvest arrival.

11 Mar 2015 description

New report touts agrocorridors as economic driver

FAO highlights ways large-scale development plans can foster inclusive, sustainable and transformative rural growth

11 March, 2015, Rome - Economic "agrocorridors" can be a strategic tool to draw private capital and large-scale investment to projects that benefit smallholder farmers and boost food security in lower-income countries, according to a new FAO report that provides guidance on how development planners can avoid pitfalls.

11 Mar 2015 description

Eradicating hunger by 2025: the dream that unites CELAC and FAO

FAO and CELAC coordinate their agendas to move towards zero hunger in all countries of the region, through CELAC’s Plan for Food Security, Nutrition and Hunger Eradication 2025

March 10, 2015, Santiago de Chile - The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have aligned their efforts under a common goal: the complete eradication of hunger in all countries of the region by 2025, said the FAO Regional Office today.

11 Mar 2015 description

La erradicación del hambre para el año 2025: el sueño que une a CELAC y FAO

FAO y CELAC coordinaron sus agendas para avanzar hacia hambre cero en todos los países de la región, a través del Plan de Seguridad Alimentaria, Nutrición y Erradicación del Hambre 2025 de la CELAC

11 Mar 2015 description

Key messages

Export prices of wheat and maize continued to decline in February, as a result of ample world supplies and strong export competition. International rice quotations also remained under downward pressure. Cereal prices were significantly below their levels in February last year.

The appreciation of the US dollar continued to support domestic cereal prices in February in both exporting and importing countries, notably in South America and Asian CIS.

06 Mar 2015 description

06 March 2015, Rome - Marking International Women’s Day 2015 (March 8th), leaders from the United Nations’ three Rome-based food agencies gathered to remind the world that women farmers play a central role in achieving food and nutrition security.

06 Mar 2015 description

Le FIDA, le PAM et la FAO saluent la contribution des femmes à la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle

Rome, le 6 mars 2015 ‒ À l’occasion de la Journée internationale de la femme 2015, de hauts responsables des trois organisations des Nations Unies qui ont leur siège à Rome et interviennent dans le domaine de l’alimentation se sont réunis afin de rappeler au monde que les agricultrices jouaient un rôle central dans la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle.

05 Mar 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • FAO has further raised its estimate of the 2014 world cereal production and its forecast for global cereal stocks. Early prospects for cereal supplies in 2015/16 are mostly favourable, partly sustained by large stocks accumulated over the previous two seasons.

  • FAO’s first forecast for global wheat production in 2015 indicates a likely small contraction, mostly reflecting an expected decline in Europe from last year’s record output.

05 Mar 2015 description

Niveau record de la production agricole en 2014 et premières prévisions pour le blé de 2015

5 mars 2015, Rome – L'Indice FAO des prix alimentaires de février a touché son plus bas en 55 mois, soit 1 pour cent de moins qu'en janvier et 14 pour cent de moins qu'il y a un an.

La chute des cours des céréales, de la viande et, en particulier, du sucre ont largement compensé le renchérissement du lait et de l'huile de palme.

05 Mar 2015 description

2014 crop production seen at record level; first 2015 wheat forecast made

Rome, 5 March, 2015 - The FAO Food Price Index declined to a 55-month low in February, dropping 1.0 percent from January and 14 percent below its level a year earlier.

Lower prices for cereals, meat and especially sugar more than offset an increase in milk and palm oil prices.

The FAO Food Price Index averaged 179.4 points in February, down from 181.2 points in January and 208.6 points in February 2014.

05 Mar 2015 description

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Les communautés vulnérables à travers l’Afrique doivent être soutenues par un nouveau programme sur la gouvernance des terres visant à promouvoir le développement durable et la protection des droits fonciers légitimes.