The FAO Food Price Index was down for a third consecutive month in June, a decline mostly influenced by lower wheat, maize and palm oil prices that reflected ample supplies and improved global production prospects for these commodities.

Security analysts in London and Baghdad say control of rivers and dams has become a major tactical weapon for Isis

Findings show cancer is an important problem in refugee settings and highlight the challenges and costs that health systems face when overwhelmed by massive influxes of refugees

Following the update of 28 March 2014 on concerns about drought conditions in the Syrian Arab Republic, FAO has been closely monitoring the situation in cooperation with national authorities. Analysis based on

Pakistan’s failure to stem the spread of polio triggered global emergency health measures on Monday, with the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommending all residents must show proof of vaccinati

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the spread of polio is an international public health emergency.

The World Health Organization has declared its South East Asia region polio-free.

New Regulation For Visitors To & From Polio-Endemic Nations

Pune: India has made oral polio vaccine (OPV) mandatory for all travellers across all age groups visiting polioendemic countries such as Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Syria, Kenya, Somalia, Nigeria and Pakistan. The new regulation, which came into effect from March 1, is aimed at preventing re-entry of polio virus from these countries.

The Middle East's driest winter in several decades could pose a threat to global food prices, with local crops depleted and farmers' livelihoods blighted, U.N. experts and climatologists say.

102 vaccination posts have been set up along international borders in the wake of outbreak in Syria

All States with international borders have been put on alert to reduce the risk of importation of poliovirus from neighbouring countries in the wake of a polio outbreak in Syria.