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
The process is part of the Rotterdam Convention to protect human health and environment

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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.


Countries reaffirm political will to globally eradicate Peste des petits ruminants

The decision to reaffirm this international political engagement and encourage resource partners to join the fight against the disease came at the global conference: Partnering and investing for a PPR-free world, organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), and hosted by the European Commission in Brussels.