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20 Sep 2017 description

Des systèmes alimentaires sains contribueront à éradiquer la faim, mais il sera nécessaire d’approfondir la coopération

20 Sep 2017 description

Healthy food systems will help end hunger but more cooperation is needed

20 September 2017, New York - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva has joined in calls for a renewed global commitment to zero tolerance for food loss and waste. The call was made at a high-level event at the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly that focused on tackling food loss and waste as a pathway to achieving Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger.

19 Sep 2017 description

L’objectif est d’améliorer la capacité des communautés rurales à utiliser les TIC dans la surveillance du changement climatique et dans la prévention des catastrophes

19 Sep 2017 description

El objetivo es impulsar la capacidad de las comunidades rurales para usar las TIC en la evaluación del cambio climático y la prevención de desastres

18 de septiembre de 2017, Nueva York - La Unión Internacional de Telecomunicaciones (UIT) y la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura y (FAO) aprovecharán sus sinergias para apoyar la implementación de la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible y los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible a través del uso de las tecnologías de la información y la comunicación (TIC).

19 Sep 2017 description

Aim is also to boost rural communities' capacity to use ICTs in climate change monitoring and disaster-prevention

18 September 2017, New York - The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will leverage synergies to support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals through the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs).

15 Sep 2017 description

815 millones de personas padecen hambre, con millones de niños amenazados de malnutrición

15 de septiembre de 2017, Roma – Tras haber disminuido de forma constante durante más de una década, vuelve a aumentar el hambre en el mundo, que afectó a 815 millones de personas en 2016 -el 11 por ciento de la población mundial-, según la nueva edición del informe anual de la ONU sobre seguridad alimentaria y nutrición publicada hoy. Al mismo tiempo, múltiples formas de malnutrición amenazan la salud de millones de personas.

15 Sep 2017 description

815 millions de personnes souffrent de la faim et des millions d'enfants sont exposés à la malnutrition

15 septembre 2017, Rome – Après une régression constante durant plus d'une décennie, la faim dans le monde progresse de nouveau touchant 815 millions de personnes en 2016, soit 11% de la population mondiale, selon le dernier rapport annuel des Nations Unies sur la sécurité alimentaire mondiale et la nutrition diffusé aujourd'hui. Dans le même temps, de multiples formes de malnutrition menacent la santé de millions de personnes dans le monde.

15 Sep 2017 description
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World hunger is estimated to be on the rise again as conflict and human-induced disasters as well as natural disasters are contributing to setbacks in food security. This year’s The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) warns that the long-term declining trend in undernourishment seems to have come to a halt and may have reversed. Meanwhile, though progress continues to be made in reducing child malnutrition, millions of children are still stunted and wasted, and rising overweight and obesity are a concern in most parts of the world.

13 Sep 2017 description

A six-week course in partnership with UNITAR begins November 13, features leading global experts on climate change

13 September 2017 – ‘National Adaptation Plans: Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture’ is the title of the new United Nations’ Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). The course is timed to launch in parallel with the upcoming climate talks in Bonn, Germany, more formally known as the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23).

13 Sep 2017 description

Key messages

  • International prices of wheat dipped in August, after increasing in the past few months, following an upturn in production prospects in the Black Sea region which improved the 2017 global supply outlook.
    Maize quotations also fell on improved weather conditions and abundant global supplies. International prices of rice were relatively stable, although price movements were mixed across the different rice market segments.

08 Sep 2017 description

Situation Générale en août 2017 Prévision jusqu'à’mi-octobre 2017

07 Sep 2017 description

FAO and PAHO have invited countries from across the region to present exemplary experiences that allowed a change in the way that food is produced, marketed, and consumed.

September 6, 2017, El Salvador – Transforming food systems will be key to the strategy that is needed to end hunger and all forms of malnutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean, FAO and PAHO indicated today.

07 Sep 2017 description

El índice de precios de los alimentos de la FAO cae un 1,3 por ciento en agosto, lastrado por el trigo y los cereales secundarios

7 de septiembre de 2017, Roma - Los precios mundiales de los alimentos bajaron en agosto, debido principalmente a la perspectiva de cosechas récord de cereales que hacen esperar un aumento de los inventarios.

El índice de precios de los alimentos de la FAO bajó un 1,3 por ciento en relación a julio, y quedó en agosto en un promedio de 176,6 puntos.

07 Sep 2017 description

Bridgetown, Barbados – September 6, 2017: The United Nations System is deploying staff and assistance to meet the needs of vulnerable Caribbean citizens in the path of record-breaking Hurricane Irma. Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have unique economic, environmental and social vulnerabilities that are exacerbated in severe natural crises.

07 Sep 2017 description

FAO Food Price Index dips 1.3 percent in August, led lower by wheat and coarse grains

7 September 2017, Rome - Global food prices dipped in August, mainly as the prospect of bumper cereal harvests pushed up expectations for larger grain inventories.

The FAO Food Price Index declined 1.3 percent from July, averaging 176.6 points in August.

07 Sep 2017 description

L'Indice FAO des prix des produits alimentaires recule de 1,3 pour cent en août, entraîné par les cours du blé et des céréales secondaires

7 septembre 2017, Rome - Les prix mondiaux des produits alimentaires ont chuté en août, en raison principalement de perspectives de récoltes céréalières abondantes laissant entrevoir une importante reconstitution des stocks.

01 Sep 2017 description
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General Situation during August 2017
Forecast until mid-October 2017

31 Aug 2017 description

Note: Due to the Summer Holiday break, this update covers July and August, 2017. All public GPP documents are available on the ‘Agenda for Humanity’ (A4H) website, in the initiatives section - http://www.agendaforhumanity.org/initiatives/gpp.

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