Ending five-year decline, world food prices climb 8.2 percent in 2017

World food prices are on the rise for the first time since 2011, according to the Food Price Index of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. The FAO index rose by 8.2 percent during 2017, despite record cereal grain production worldwide, to reach its highest annual level since 2014. All the same, the 2017 index… » Read More

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