In China, New Year festivities contributed to price increases above 10 percent for vegetables but pork prices fell slightly on ample supplies.
Wheat prices in Afghanistan’s Kabul markets fell sharply in February in response to the lower demand from domestic millers and abundant supply from neighbouring countries.
The Philippines has set a target of procuring 190 000 MT of rice from January to June 2015.
Sri Lanka has introduced several measures to stabilize vegetable prices aiming to reduce the vulnerability of smallholder farmers.
The Government of Vanuatu together with UN agencies, are undertaking coordinated actions under the Food Security and Agriculture Cluster to provide relief to the people affected by Cyclone Pam.