New report charts progress in achieving long-term prosperity and sustainability
Headquartered in São Tomé and Príncipe, the new facility will help boost the CPLP’s Strategy for Food and Nutrition Security
Launch of the UN Decade of Family Farming at the High-Level Political Forum in New York
Tackling climate change a primary goal to bring sustainable development to small island nations

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World hunger is still not going down after three years and obesity is still growing – UN report

An estimated 820 million people did not have enough to eat in 2018, up from 811 million in the previous year. This underscores the immense challenge of achieving Zero Hunger by 2030, says a new edition of the annual The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report released today.


Agricultural output growth to keep food prices low over the coming decade, but many uncertainties are ahead

Global demand for agricultural products is projected to grow by 15 percent over the coming decade, while productivity growth is expected to keep inflation-adjusted prices of the major agricultural commodities to remain at or below current levels, according to the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook.


Codex Alimentarius Commission: 08-12 July 2019

The United Nations food standards body Codex Alimentarius Commission is meeting in Geneva from 08 to 12 July 2019 to adopt food safety and quality standards.