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World Food Prices

World Food Prices Stay High, U.N. Says

Reuters | Posted 01.08.2013 | Home

* Wheat production seen falling 5.5 pct to 661 mln T * World cereals production seen down 2.7 pct 2.284 bln T * World fo...

Global Food Price Emergency May Be Averted

Reuters | Posted 11.13.2012 | Home

(Repeats to additional subscribers) * USDA report paints less severe corn crop picture than feared * FAO says situation...

U.N. Warns Export Restrictions Could Lead To Food Crisis

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2012 | Green

* FAO world food index up 6 pct in July * Hikes in grain, sugar prices help fuel rebound * FAO economist warns against e...

Global Food Prices Down Sharply

AP | Posted 06.08.2012 | Home

ROME -- A U.N. agency says world food prices dropped sharply in May, reaching their lowest level in eight months due to favorable supplies and currenc...

You're Probably Going To Be Paying More For This

AP | Posted 03.08.2012 | Home

ROME -- International food prices have risen for the second time in two months, a U.N. agency said Thursday blaming bad weather in major exporting cou...

Should We Still Worry About Food Prices?

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 04.02.2012 | World
Otaviano Canuto

Food prices are finally coming down after a year of spikes and high volatility. But prices of certain foods remain very high, and millions of people are still at risk of suffering from malnutrition and hunger.

Famine, Food and the 'F' Word

Robert Walker | Posted 12.20.2011 | World
Robert Walker

Focus on the famine, but don't overlook the larger food picture. We simply don't know how -- or even whether -- the world can feed a population of 9 billion or higher by mid-century.

Food Insecurity Here To Stay, Says UN

AP | By NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 12.10.2011 | Home

ROME -- Prices for rice, wheat and other key foods are expected to remain volatile and possibly increase – and poor farmers and consumers partic...

INFOGRAPHIC: Food Price Spikes Across The World

Posted 10.03.2011 | Home

The infographic below shows how poor communities across the world are being affected by volatile food prices. In some countries, extreme weather has c...

Is This The End Of Cheap Food?

Washington Independent | Mary Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A sharp spike in prices for wheat, corn, rice and other staples has sparked riots in Mexico and Egypt, marches by hungry children in Yemen and the spe...