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“Domestic prices of rice and wheat in Asia, remain at high levels in many countries of the region, having declined only slightly in April."...
Bangkok, 11 May 2011
Agricultural ministers meeting in Tonga Volatile food prices and market uncertainties are urgent topics high on the minds of agriculture ministers and senior officials from...
Apia, Samoa/Vava’u, Tonga, 31 Mar 2011
In response to the current rise in food prices, FAO will, in partnership with stakeholders, run a series of seminars in Africa, Asia and...
Bangkok/Rome, 08 Mar 2011
GIEWS Special Alert 330 China  Substantially below-normal rainfall since October 2010 in the North China Plain, the country’s main winter wheat producing area, puts at...
Bangkok, Thailand, 08 Feb 2011
FAO has raised its estimates for global rice production by 3 million tonnes, saying that global paddy production is expected to outpace demand. This...
Bangkok, Thailand, 03 Feb 2011
Supported by conclusions from a new data scoping report, Pacific Island Countries plan to expand data collection on agriculture production, domestic food marketing and...
Apia, Samoa, 15 Dec 2010
In its latest outlook released today, FAO gives a less optimistic forecast of global rice production than it did last June, as, since then,...
Bangkok, Thailand, 30 Nov 2010
Participants from 12 Asian countries have agreed to move forward on concrete measures to reduce barriers to trade of organic products between them and...
Bangkok, 03 Jun 2010
World rice prices dropped during 2010Bangkok - FAO’s estimate of global rice paddy production in 2009 now stands at 680 million tones, 1 percent...
10 May 2010
Siem Reap – Senior government statisticians from 17 Asia-Pacific countries and FAO experts are meeting this week at a regional forum to discuss ways...
Cambodia, 26 Apr 2010
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