Global commodity food prices fell for the fourth consecutive month in May, as supplies appear strong and demand weakens due to economic contractions triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations reported today.
The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is seeking $350 million to scale up hunger-fighting and livelihoods-boosting activities in food crisis contexts where COVID-19's impact could be devastating.
World food commodity prices declined for the third month in a row during April, as the economic and logistical impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in significant contractions in demand for many commodities.
In this interview, we speak with Mike Robson, FAO Representative in Syria about the COVID-19 pandemic and what it could mean for a country such as Syria, which is on a long road to recovery after nine years of crisis.
Ο Maximo Torero, επικεφαλής οικονομολόγος και βοηθός γενικός διευθυντής του Τμήματος Οικονομικής και Κοινωνικής Ανάπτυξης του FAO, αναφέρει ότι ο οργανισμός μόλις αύξησε τη διάθεσή του για τη στήριξη της ανάπτυξης ικανοτήτων για Ιρανούς εμπειρογνώμονες.