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World Cotton Day 2022

07 Oct 2022

Hybrid Event / FAO Green Room and Zoom

7 October 2022, 12:30-15:00 hours (CEST) Agenda | Register |  Webcast Celebrate World Cotton Day with us! The event, to be opened by FAO Director-General, QU Dongyu, will highlight the crucial role the cotton sector plays for Members as well as its broader economic and social relevance around the world. The event will be an occasion to [...]

FAO Food Price Index drops for the sixth consecutive month

07 Oct 2022

Rome

Rome - The gauge for world food commodity prices declined for the sixth month in a row in September, with sharp drops in the quotations for vegetable oils more than offsetting higher cereal prices, according to a new report released today by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations [...]

FAO’s proposal for a Global Food Import Financing Facility (FIFF)

13 Sep 2022

Virtual Event

This informal briefing seeks to (i) provide an overview of the facility, its basic nature as an emergency measure, the overall costs of the facility under different eligibility assumptions, as well as the proposed credit conditionality, (ii) discuss the possibility and the limits of extending the idea of an import [...]

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