Diouf has passed away at the age of 81
FAO urges Asian countries to maintain strict control measures
FAO welcomes IPCC special report on the link between climate change, land and food
FAO at the Africa Food Security Leadership Dialogue

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Greater resilience needed for African food security in the face of climate change

Resilience must be boosted in Africa in response to climate change, according to participants at the high-level Africa Food Security Leadership Dialogue hosted by the Government of Rwanda in Kigali (5-6 August), in partnership with FAO.


Qu Dongyu takes up post as FAO chief

Qu began by greeting staff at the agency's Rome headquarters and visiting them in their individual offices. "Let's work together, learn together and contribute together for the benefit of our (FAO's) member countries," he told FAO staff.


World food prices slide marginally in July

The FAO’s Food Price Index (FPI) averaged 170.9 points in July 2019, slipping 1.1 percent below its level in June but up 2.3 percent from a year earlier.