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July FPMA Report

Aug 1st, 2017 • by Sara Gustafson

The FAO’s monthly report on food price trends was released on July 10, 2017. The bulletin reports on recent food price developments over the past month at the global, regional, and country levels, with a focus on developing countries, and provides early warnings for high country-level food prices that may negatively affect food security.

Above-Average Monsoons in Southeast Asia Bring Flooding

Sep 1st, 2016 • by Sara Gustafson

The monsoon season in Southeast Asia extends from May through September. According to a special report from the FAO's Global Information and Early Warning System (GIEWS), this year's monsoon season has seen above-average rains, along with a series of typhoons and tropical storms from June through early August.