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FAO marks World Antibiotic Awareness Week by calling on farmers to boost farm hygiene
FAO hosts an high-level seminar with indigenous experts from seven regions to analyze indigenous food systems
A new policy brief calls for action to reduce the loss and waste of high-nutrient foods

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07/11/2018

Inequality exacerbates hunger, malnutrition and obesity in Latin America and the Caribbean

Hunger, malnutrition, lack of micronutrients, overweight and obesity have greater impact on people with lower income, women, indigenous people, Afro-descendants and rural families in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to a new UN report.

06/11/2018

Declining international prices to ease food import burden for poorest countries

Declining agricultural commodity prices will ease the bill the world’s poorest countries pay for food imports, although the rising U.S. dollar poses “serious concerns”, FAO's Food Outlook says. Worldwide food imports are likely to reach $1.467 trillion in 2018, 3.0 percent above the previous year’s level.

06/11/2018

The world cannot stand by watching Yemen’s human tragedy

The international community is failing to end hunger, evidenced by the tragic crisis in Yemen, the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) José Graziano da Silva told a high-level briefing on food insecurity to Member States at the United Nations in New York.