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FAO maintains global cereal production forecasts for the 2023-2024 season

FAO maintains global cereal production forecasts for the 2023-2024 season FAO maintains global cereal production forecasts for the 2023-2024 season

World cereal production will remain at the 2,819 million tons planned for the 2023-2024 season – after an increase announced last October -, reported the Organization of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). This forecast represents a progress of 0.9% (26 million tons) compared to the previous 2022-2023 season, led by the coarse […]

FAO: world food prices remained stable in September

FAO: world food prices remained stable in September FAO: world food prices remained stable in September

The reference index of international prices of food products that calculates the FAO remained largely stable in September as the decline in the prices of vegetable oils, dairy products and meat was offset by a notable increase in those of sugar and corn, the agency reported today. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) food price […]

Earthworms contribute to 6.5% of global cereal production

Earthworms contribute to 6.5% of global cereal production Earthworms contribute to 6.5% of global cereal production

Earthworms are important drivers of global production of foodsince they contribute approximately 6.5% of the production of cereals and 2.3% of the legumes produced worldwide each year. The impact of these animals was most significant in the global south. Specifically, his contribution was 10% grain yield in sub-Saharan Africa and 8% in Latin America and […]

Erdogan after speaking with Putin: grain agreement could be resumed soon

Erdogan after speaking with Putin: grain agreement could be resumed soon Erdogan after speaking with Putin: grain agreement could be resumed soon

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday after talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that it would soon be possible to reactivate the grain agreement which the United Nations says helped alleviate a food crisis by bringing Ukrainian grain to market. Russia walked out of the deal in July — a year after the […]

Zelensky and Macron seek more security for Ukrainian grain exports

Zelensky and Macron seek more security for Ukrainian grain exports Zelensky and Macron seek more security for Ukrainian grain exports

Volodimir Zelensky and Emmanuel Macron They spoke by phone this Sunday about different aspects of the war in Ukraine and agreed on further cooperation to strengthen the security of grain exports, the Elysee reported in a statement. The presidents of Ukraine and France addressed this issue in a phase of the conflict in which Russia […]

The grief of Ukrainian farmers after the withdrawal of Russia from the grain agreement

The grief of Ukrainian farmers after the withdrawal of Russia from the grain agreement The grief of Ukrainian farmers after the withdrawal of Russia from the grain agreement

Vitali Bylenko looks sourly at his overflowing barn. After what Russia get out of the agreement that allowed Ukraine export grain for him Black SeaSelling your harvest has become a mission full of obstacles. Moscow decided this week not to extend the pact, key to world food, concluded in July 2022. But according to Bylenko, […]

Why does the end of the Black Sea Grain Corridor deal matter?

Why does the end of the Black Sea Grain Corridor deal matter? Why does the end of the Black Sea Grain Corridor deal matter?

He agreement allowing Ukraine exporting grain through the Black Sea will expire on Monday, after Moscow announced it would suspend its participation. Because it is important? Ukraine is a major producer of grains and oilseeds, and the disruption of its exports at the outbreak of the war sent world food prices soaring to all-time highs. […]

Russia does not let the point out: UN warns that affected would be those most in need

Russia does not let the point out: UN warns that affected would be those most in need Russia does not let the point out: UN warns that affected would be those most in need

The general secretary of the UNAntónio Guterres, regretted this Monday the Russian decision to abandon the agreements of the Black Seawhich allowed the export of ukrainian cerealsand assured that “It will be a blow to those in need everywhere.” Guterres, in statements to journalists, recalled that in recent days he had written to Russian President […]

UN warns new threat to world food security due to Russia-Ukraine war

UN warns new threat to world food security due to Russia-Ukraine war UN warns new threat to world food security due to Russia-Ukraine war

The United Nations warned Thursday of a new threat to the food safety world market, noting that Russia is limiting the number of ships allowed to pick up Ukrainian grain at Black Sea ports as part of its campaign to force Kiev to open a pipeline for a key fertilizer ingredient to reach world markets. […]

Russia questions renewal of grain deal as deadline approaches

Russia questions renewal of grain deal as deadline approaches Russia questions renewal of grain deal as deadline approaches

Russia declared on Thursday that a landmark agreement to ensure the safe export of grain from Ukrainian ports in the Black Sea it was only “half applying”raising questions about whether he will allow an extension of the arrangement that expires next week. The Black Sea Grain Initiative, negotiated by the United Nations and Turkey last […]