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2022

Available in: English
Product type: Brochure (factsheet, flyer/leaflet, Poster, banner)
Themes: Agricultural Commodities and Development
Series: Oilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update
Monthly Report on Food Price Trends
2022

International prices of wheat and coarse grains surged in March as the reduced exports from the Russian Federation and Ukraine worsened already tight global availabilities. Contrasting trends were evident across the market segments for rice, but overall, prices moved little in March. Across most of West Africa, prices of coarse grains continued to increase and were significantly higher year on year, amid lower cross-border trade flows and higher international prices...

Available in: English
Product type: Journal, magazine, bulletin
Series: Food Price Monitoring and Analysis (FPMA)
2022

The Market and Policy Analysis of Raw Materials, Horticulture and Tropical Products Team (RAMHOT), provides economic data and analysis on major agricultural raw materials and tropical products, including hard fibres (abaca, coir and sisal), jute, kenaf and allied fibres. The tables contained in this document bring together governments’ replies to the latest questionnaires, supplemented by other data available to the Secretariat at 31 December 2020.

Available in: English
Product type: Journal, magazine, bulletin
Themes: Agricultural Commodities and Development
An overview of trends in performance, vulnerabilities, and policy frameworks
2022

South-South Cooperation (SSC) is increasingly recognized as an effective instrument for catalyzing economic development by fostering the exchange of innovation and good practices, and expanding market opportunities across countries with a similar level of development and shared development objectives, such as those reflected in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Key to this economic cooperation are trade and investment relationships among South countries. The importance of South countries in global agrifood...

Available in: English
Product type: Book (stand-alone)
Themes: Europe and Central Asia Trade Policy
2022

Between 19 December 2021 and 14 January 2022, following a request by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forest (MoA&F), the Food Security Technical Secretariat (FSTS), assisted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Food Programme (WFP) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), carried out its annual Crop and Food Supply and Assessment Mission (CFSAM) to determine the crop production and the...

Available in: English French Arabic
Product type: Book (stand-alone)
2022

Available in: English
Product type: Journal, magazine, bulletin
Series: Oilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update
2022

This quarterly bulletin features agricultural trade policy changes in the region. It provides current trade measures, agreements, statistics and articles by experts covering trade-related issues in countries across the region, and it is sent to members of the Agricultural Trade Expert Network. The network connects experts from around Europe and Central Asia as part of the Regional Initiative on Agrifood Trade and Market Integration. These experts research, train and advise governments...

Available in: English
Product type: Journal, magazine, bulletin
Themes: Europe and Central Asia Trade Policy
Series: Trade Policy Review in Europe and Central Asia
2022

The Russian Federation and Ukraine are among the most important producers of agricultural commodities in the world. Both countries are net exporters of agricultural products, and they both play leading supply roles in global markets of foodstuffs and fertilisers, where exportable supplies are often concentrated in a handful of countries. This concentration could expose these markets to increased vulnerability to shocks and volatility. In 2021, either the Russia Federation or Ukraine...

Available in: English
Product type: Document
Themes: Agricultural Commodities and Development
2022

International fertilizer benchmark prices have risen throughout 2021, with many quotations reaching all- time highs. The most notable increases have been registered for nitrogen (N) fertilizer. Prices for urea, a key N fertilizer, have more than trebled over the past 12 months, e.g., nominal quotations for black sea spot prices (bulk) have risen from USD 245/tonne in November 2020 to USD 901/tonne in November 2021 (Figure 1), with much of...

Product type: Document
Themes: Agricultural Commodities and Development
Monthly Report on Food Price Trends
2022

Prices of all major cereals increased in February. Wheat and coarse grain prices were pressured upward by supply uncertainties amidst potential disruptions to exports from the Black Sea Region. Crop condition concerns in South America continued to lend support to maize prices. Although international rice prices also edged up during February, they remained below their year-earlier levels. In most of West Africa, prices of coarse grains continued to increase and...

Product type: Journal, magazine, bulletin
Series: Food Price Monitoring and Analysis (FPMA)