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FAO opens Lebanon office to boost conflict-hit food supplies

By RJ Whitehead

The director-general of the Food and Agriculture office of the United Nations has blamed conflicts in the Middle East for a doubling of undernourished people in the region as he visited a new regional office in Lebanon.

Agriculture is 'sensitive and location specific'

FAO chief calls for strategies to tackle rapidly changing diets

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) José Graziano da Silva has called for integrated nutrition strategies to help countries deal with rapidly changing diets, in a presentation at Wageningen University and Research Centre in...

The FAO has called for more diversified crop production

FAO urges greater use of ‘neglected’ grains

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has urged greater use of neglected traditional grains, saying that there is global overreliance on just a handful of staple foods.

Global food prices stabilise, calming food crisis fears

Global food prices stabilise, calming food crisis fears

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The global food price index held steady in August, calming fears of a repeat of the 2007-08 food crisis – but governments could still do more to stabilise markets, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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