UN worried as global food prices soar to a ten year high

UN worried as global food prices soar to a ten year high

UN worried as global food prices soar to a ten year high     The United Nations (UN) has expressed worries as global food commodity prices rose in May at their fastest monthly rate to their highest value since September 2011. The spike in food prices was led by oils, sugar and cereals, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has said. Details of this were highlighted in the FAO Food Price Index report released on Thursday. The index tracks the international prices of the most commonly…

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Food prices rising, household incomes precarious – NBS

household incomes precarious – NBS Food prices rising

Food prices rising, household incomes precarious – NBS   The prices of most food items increased in November this year, while the incomes for many households are still in precarious situations, the National Bureau of Statistics has said. In its Selected Food Prices Watch for November 2020, the NBS stated that selected food price watch data in the review month reflected that the average price of one dozen of agric eggs, medium size, increased year-on-year by 6.64 per cent. It said the commodity also increased month-on-month by 1.42 per cent…

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