World Food Situation

FAO Food Price Indices

The FAO Food Price Index is a measure of the monthly change in international prices of a basket of food commodities.

The FAO Food Commodity Price Indices show changes in monthly international prices of major food commodities.

FAO Cereal Supply and Demand Brief

The Cereal Supply and Demand Brief provides an up-to-date perspective of the world cereal market. The monthly brief is supplemented by a detailed assessment of cereal production as well as supply and demand conditions by country/region in the quarterly Crop Prospects and Food Situation. More in-depth...

Short-term analyses and reports

food outlookFood Outlook
a biannual publication focusing on developments affecting global food and feed markets
AMIS Market Monitor
provides a synopsis of major developments in international commodity markets, focusing on wheat, maize, rice and soybeans
Crop prospectsCrop Prospects and Food Situation
focuses on developments affecting the food situation of developing countries and Low-Income Food-Deficit Countries (LIFDCs)

Food Price Monitoring and Analysis
latest information and analyses on domestic prices of basic foods and early warning on high food prices at country level

Crop and Food Supply Assessment Reports
describe the food supply and agricultural situation in countries or sub-regions experiencing particular food supply difficulties
Oilcrops Monthly Price and Policy Update
reviews the development of international prices for oilseeds, oils and meals and spots recent policy and market events
Global Food Price Monitor
reports on recent food price developments at world, regional and country level with a focus on developing countries
FAO Rice Market Monitor
provides an analysis of the most recent developments in the global rice market, including a short-term outlook

Medium to long-term analyses and reports

food outlook

OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2020-2029
projections and related market analysis for fifteen agricultural products over a ten year horizon

Long-term global perspective studies
provide insights into how food and agriculture may develop between now and 2050