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Global trade in food products has proven remarkably resilient during the pandemic, with developing countries even managing to increase export revenues, according to a new report published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

The Climate Risk Analysis report provides an analysis of inter alia i) the current and future climate characteristics of Uganda; ii) the potential change in the suitability of various under projected climate changes; and iii) potential risks and economic impacts related to climate change, as well as potential adaptation options and opportunities

The Climate Risk Analysis report provides an analysis of inter alia i) the current and future climate characteristics of Mozambique; ii) the potential change in the suitability of various crops under projected climate changes; and iii) potential risks and economic impacts related to climate change, as well as potential adaptation options and op

The Climate Risk Analysis report provides an analysis of inter alia i) the current and future climate characteristics of Lesotho; ii) the potential change in the suitability of various crops under projected climate changes; and iii) potential risks and economic impacts related to climate change, as well as potential adaptation options and oppor

The high prevalence of aflatoxins in maize and other staple foods in the EAC has become an important obstacle to domestic and regional food trade.

Agriculture and allied sectors (i.e. crops, livestock, forestry and logging, fishing and aquaculture) play a vital role in Indian economy. It contributes around 18% of the country's Gross Value Added at basic prices and employs nearly half of the workforce.

The report assesses the consumption emissions of different income groups between 1990 and 2015 – 25 years when humanity doubled the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

There have been extreme weather events in the form of heavy rains in some parts of the country which affected the standing crops.

Since the start of the desert locust upsurge in the Greater Horn of Africa and Yemen just over four months ago, and the subsequent launch of FAO’s crisis appeal in January, a total of USD 130 million has been mobilized (85 percent of the requested USD 153 million).

By 2033, India’s demand for food grains is predicted to increase to 333 million tons (GoI, 2018), and new challenges stand in the way of meeting that demand.

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