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11/09/2008

Lands of opportunity

Agricultural output is expected to increase significantly in the Russian Federation and Ukraine this year, as higher food prices have led to an expansion in area planted in cereals, FAO said at a meeting here today.

Yields are also up in the two countries, and the UN agency predicts bumper cereal crops in 2008.

More information at : http://www.fao.org/newsroom/en/news/2008/1000919/index.html