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2021

Upward pressure on international prices is diminishing, in part notably so. As of June 2021, international reference prices for maize were being quoted at an average of over 60 percent compared to June of last year. While still volatile, prices have generally fallen in recent weeks, when during May they had reached their highest level since January 2013. The rapid upward momentum in quotations culminating in May that began last year,...

Available in: English
Product type: Brochure (factsheet, flyer/leaflet, Poster, banner)
Themes: Agricultural Commodities and Development
2006

This third staple food policy review indicates the main policy changes that took place in 2003 and 2004 in the areas of production, consumption, marketing and trade of grains, oilseeds and oil. breeding. The data come from questionnaires and from official and unofficial sources. The main aim of this issue, like previous issues, is to succinctly describe the most important policy measures taken by governments during the period under review...

Available in: English French Spanish
Product type: Book (stand-alone)
Series: Review of basic food policies
2000

The 1998-99 edition of the Cereal Policies Review is the eighth in the annual series on recent developments in national cereal policies and other issues of direct or indirect relevance with regional or global implications for cereals. The series was first launched in 1990-91 in response to the considerable interest in developments in cereal policies and their implications at both the national and international level. In particular, we hope that...

Available in: English
Product type: Book (stand-alone)
Series: Cereal policies
1999

The 1997-98 edition of Cereal Policies Review is the seventh of an annual series on recent developments in national cereal policies. The series is a response to the considerable interest in developments in cereal policies in both the national and international arenas. It is hoped that the information provided will be of use to policy-makers and others concerned with the broader issues of agricultural development and food security.

Available in: English
Product type: Book (stand-alone)
Series: Cereal policies
2003

This is the second issue of the Review of basic food policies, which covers policy developments in production, consumption marketing and trade of cereals, oilseeds and livestock products during the period 2001-2002. The policy information contained in the report is taken from country responses to FAO questionnaires and from publicly available sources. The period under review was marked by several significant developments, particularly the World Trade Organization (WTO) Doha Ministerial...

Available in: English French Spanish
Product type: Book (stand-alone)
Series: Review of basic food policies
2001

Available in: English French Spanish
Product type: Book (stand-alone)
Series: Review of basic food policies