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Strong beef supply has weighed down the average carcase value of cattle

Global meat prices slip in December

By Oscar Rousseau

International meat prices dropped last month, according to the United Nation’s Food and Agricultural Organization’s (FAO) Food Price Index.

Meat prices have increased but global production is expected to stagnate this year

FAO: Global price of meat up

By Oscar Rousseau

The price of a shopping basket of meat products increased for the third month in a row, according to the Food and Agricultural Organisation’s (FAO) Meat Price Index.

A global series of agricultural censuses are to be launched by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FAO to begin new world agriculture census

By Chloe Ryan

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is set to embark on a new global series of agricultural censuses in 2016, which will gather information and statistics on the world’s agricultural sector. 

Pigmeat production is forecast to grow 1.9% to 119.4mt this year

Pig and poultry meat to push up global production

By Georgi Gyton

World meat production is expected to increase by 1.3% this year, to 318.7 million tonnes (mt) according to the new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), driven predominantly by increases in pig and poultry meat production.

The Meat Price Index rose by 1.2% in August

FAO Meat Price Index up

By Georgi Gyton

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) Meat Price Index averaged 207.3 points last month – up 1.2% (2.5 points) off July’s revised value.

Meat prices strengthen FAO food price index

Meat prices strengthen FAO food price index

By Arabella Mileham

Strong meat prices have helped to strengthened the FAO food price index, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations announced today.

Three-way effort on meat’s environmental impact

World Meat Congress

Three-way effort on meat’s environmental impact

By Ed Bedington

International meat representatives have announced a deal that will see them work with UN authorities when it comes to assessing the industry’s impact on the environment.

Egyptian FMD outbreak requires “urgent action”, says FAO

Egyptian FMD outbreak requires “urgent action”, says FAO

By Melodie Michel

An outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in Egypt, which has killed an estimated 4,658 animals, with a further 40,222 suspected cases, is threatening food security in North Africa and the Middle East, the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation...