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Nutrition
WFP Technical Specifications for the manufacture of Fortified Whole Maize Meal – Eastern Africa Community (EAC)
RwandaFortfied-Whole Grain-Alliance

This specification applies to Fortified Whole Maize Meal product prepared from the Whole grain of common Maize (Zea Mays L.), Vitamins, Minerals and distributed by WFP in EAC countries. It does not apply to other products derived from Maize grains.

Nutrition
GUIDELINES ON FOOD FORTIFICATION WITH MICRONUTRIENTS
All CountriesFortfied-Whole Grain-Alliance

The main purpose of these guidelines is to assist countries in the design and implementation of appropriate food fortification programmes. Drawing on several recent high-quality publications on the subject and on programme experience, information on...

Nutrition
THE WHOLE GRAIN MANIFESTO FROM GREEN REVOLUTION TO GREEN EVOLUTION
All CountriesFortfied-Whole Grain-Alliance

Shifting a substantial portion of global grain consumption to whole grains is potentially one of the most significant and achievable improvements to diets and food systems worldwide. In countries with significant micronutrient deficiencies, a switch...

Food Safety
WHOLE GRAIN IMPACT ON GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY
All CountriesFortfied-Whole Grain-Alliance

A simple shift from refined grains to fortified whole grains would not only produce more nutritious food for billions of people without increasing production costs, but also help towards the reduction of malnutrition and hunger. This shift would save...

Nutrition
FORTIFIED WHOLE GRAIN MAIZE FLOUR PROCESSING GUIDE FOR SMALL & MEDIUM SCALE MILLERS
All CountriesFortfied-Whole Grain-Alliance

This technical guide is an initiative of the Fortified Whole Grain Alliance (FWGA) that seeks to provide essential information and serve as a guide to small and medium scale millers who are interested in processing fortified whole grain (FWG) flours

Agri-Food News and Media
WFP Global Operational Response Plan: Update #9 – November 2023
All CountriesWorld Food Programme

This report provides an analysis of food security and evolving needs and an update on WFP’s response and priorities.

Food Business
FAO Statistical Yearbook – World Food and Agriculture
All CountriesFAO

This publication offers a synthesis of the major factors at play in the global food and agricultural landscape. Statistics are presented in four thematic chapters, covering the economic importance of agricultural activities, inputs, outputs and facto...

On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)
Genetically Engineered Crops: Experiences And Prospects
All CountriesCOMMITTEE ON GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS: PAST EX...

Genetically engineered (GE) crops were first introduced commercially in the 1990s. After two decades of production, some groups and individuals remain critical of the technology based on their concerns about possible adverse effects on human health,...

Food Business
Food Price Volatility And Its Implications For Food Security And Policy
All CountriesMATTHIAS KALKUHL, ED., JOACHIM VON BRAUN, ED. AND...

Price volatility is an intrinsically market-related economic concept. The economics of this book is, however, carefully embedded into the political, agricultural, climate, and nutritional domains. This makes the book an important contribution for the...

Food Business
The Russia-Ukraine Conflict And Global Food Security
All CountriesJOSEPH W. GLAUBER, ED. AND DAVID LABORDE DEBUCQUET...

When Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, the conflict quickly sparked fears of a global food crisis. Food prices were already high in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and many countries were facing serious food insecurity. The Black Sea region...

Marketing and Trade
Africa Agriculture Trade Monitor 2023
All CountriesSUNDAY P. ODJO, ED., FOUSSEINI TRAORÉ, ED. AND CHA...

The 2023 Africa Agriculture Trade Monitor, a flagship publication of AKADEMIYA2063 and the International Food Policy Research Institute, provides an overview of trade in agriculture in Africa, including analysis of short- and long-term trends and dri...

Others
The Political Economy Of Food Systems Transformations: Pathways To Progress In A Polarized World
All CountriesDANIELLE RESNICK, ED. AND JOHAN SWINNEN, ED

he current structure of the global food system is increasingly recognized as unsustainable. In addition to the environmental impacts of agricultural production, unequal patterns of food access and availability are contributing to non-communicable dis...

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