FAO’s Director-General notes that agriculture and food security are also key to peace
Some 39 countries in need of food assistance - FAO expects slightly lower global cereal production
Open, predictable and fair global food markets can help strengthen climate change response efforts and contribute to fighting hunger, says new report

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UN scientific Committee recommends international trade measures for an additional four chemicals

The Chemical Review Committee (CRC), a subsidiary body of the international Rotterdam Convention, recommended including four additional candidate chemicals


Trade and consumption of cheap junk food are an obstacle for healthy diets

"Unfortunately, commodities and industrialized cheap food are much easier for international trade," Graziano da Silva said, addressing participants of a technical workshop on food safety and healthy diets organized by the Vatican's Pontifical Academy of Sciences.


Global hunger continues to rise, new UN report says

New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018 released today.