Latest U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization Stories

2011-02-03 12:43:51

The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said Thursday that world food prices hit a new record high in January after rising for a seventh consecutive month.

2006-08-22 05:15:00

By Clarence Fernandez KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Environmental regulation of shrimp farming operations across Asia takes a major step forward next month, when the U.N. food agency considers adoption of a set of tougher industry guidelines published on Tuesday.

2006-01-06 08:50:26

By Silvia Aloisi ROME (Reuters) - Six million people are on the brink of starvation in the Horn of Africa region due to severe drought, crop failure and depletion of livestock herds, the United Nations said on Friday.

Word of the Day
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.