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 - FAO has begun emergency activities worth USD 17 million to respond to historically high food prices, which threaten to leave the globe’s 862 million people afflicted ...read more
04/06/2008
 - Increased hunger likely in some poor countries. High food prices have particularly hit vulnerable populations in many countries that spend a substantial part of their income on ...read more
22/05/2008
 - Situation could worsen, particularly for urban poor and drought-hit rural communities. The humanitarian situation in Somalia is deteriorating quickly due to soaring food prices, a significantly ...read more
19/05/2008
 - Statement by FAO's Director General, Dr Jacques Diouf, following the announcement by U.S. President George W. Bush that he is asking Congress to approve an additional ...read more
05/05/2008
 - High food prices not just threat but opportunity - FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf today called on the international community not only to take immediate action to ...read more
29/04/2008
 - UN agency chiefs highlight role of agro-industries – Urgent measures are needed to ensure that short-term adverse effects of higher food prices do not impact even ...read more
09/04/2008
 - FAO is urging governments and the international community to implement immediate measures in support of poor countries hit hard by dramatic food price increases. Currently 37 countries ...read more
17/12/2007
 - Food insecurity affects nearly one in ten people in Djibouti. Of the food insecure, nearly 60 percent live in rural areas and are dependent on agriculture-based ...read more
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 -  In the past Ebola outbreak Despite considerable improvements in the Ivorian refugee situation in Liberia, thousands of refugees still remain and rely on Liberian host-communities for food security. ...read more
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 - Libya’s economy is rebounding, as is domestic food production. The latter was up slightly in 2012 from the previous year, when civil conflict disrupted supply lines, ...read more
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