agriculture

Despite ample food for surging world population, UN warns many will still go hungry

Although global food production will continue to outpace world population growth in the coming decades, hundreds of millions of people in developing countries could potentially remain hungry by 2030, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned today.

FAO panel meets to examine ethical issues of globalization, agricultural growth

As the scientific community begins to give higher priority to the moral dimensions of economic and farming development, an expert panel set up by the United Nations agricultural agency met in Rome today to examine ethical issues related to globalization and agricultural intensification.

Import dependence could threaten Near East food security, FAO warns

The high dependency on food imports in the Near East poses a formidable challenge for countries throughout the region and exposes them to a number of food security risks, including higher prices, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned today.