1 July 2015, Rome--- Today, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization released The Agricultural Outlook for 2015-2024. The collaborative report between these two international organizations takes a look at prospects for different aspects of global production over the next decade. How will global crops fare? What might we expect in terms of price fluctuations? Which countries poised to be important importers and exporters of our staple foods? Also included in the outlook is a special feature on Brazil, which has seen a surge in agricultural growth and expanded trade. According to experts (...)
23 June 2015, Rome--- Mountain soils are the fragile foundations of ecosystems that ultimately provide water for more than half the world’s population. According to experts however this important natural resource is not being managed well. Today, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization released a new book that offers technical insights on their sustainable management.
18 June 2015, Rome--- What does “climate change” imply for global food security and trade? That’s the question experts have tried to tackle in a new book called Climate Change and Food Systems. The book covers a number of issues, ranging from the pressures of climate change on food systems to how climate change impacts trade flows and water resources. The study also highlights how climate change impacts nutrition.
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