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Webinar Wrap-up: Strengthening Food Value Chains

Nov 12th, 2020 • by S. Gustafson

Rapid urbanization, increasing incomes, and changing consumer preferences are driving massive modernization of food value chains across the developing world. To keep pace with the transformation,  policymakers and researchers need a better understanding of the implications of these changes for both producers and consumers, as well as for economies and the environment.

Food Price Index Reaches 8-Month High

Oct 12th, 2020 • by Sara Gustafson

The FAO Food Price Index continued its upward trend in September, rising 2.1 percent from the previous month to hit the highest level since February. Cereal prices and vegetable oil prices both contributed to the latest increase.