Animal Production and Health Commission in Asia and the Pacific

FAO Food Price Index Video Explainer

Have you ever wondered how global food prices are monitored? How is the information of the costs gathered, and how is it related to the “real” prices we pay for buying food in the market? The FAO Food Price Index, which has become the benchmark for tracking changes in international food commodity prices, is a monthly price index, produced and published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).