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14 May 2020
As COVID-19 spreads around the globe, fears are mounting that food supplies may start running short. While we should take these concerns seriously, they should not be overstated either, especially in the case of basic staples. As noted [...]
08 Jul 2019
Commodity markets seem to have stabilized following a boom that began in the early 2000s. The new average price level for most commodities is expected to be slightly higher than the pre-boom stable level but much lower than [...]
07 Jun 2019
An abnormally wet spring has delayed plantings across much of the United States, and planting progress for maize and soybeans is at historically low levels. If these delays continue, global feed grain supplies could be significantly reduced in [...]
31 May 2019
The Crop Monitor of the Group on Earth Observations Global Agricultural Monitoring (GEOGLAM) initiative provides a public good of open, timely, science-driven information on crop conditions in support of market transparency. A new article, to be published in [...]
29 May 2019
Marcelo Fernandes Guimarães of Brazil is the new Chair of AMIS. He took over from Marco Valicenti of Canada at the closing of the 15th session of the AMIS Global Food Market Information Group on Tuesday, 28 May. In [...]
13 May 2019
G20 Agriculture Ministers confirmed their commitment to the objectives of AMIS at their 11-12 May meeting in Niigata, Japan, calling for all G20 members to proactively support the initiative. The AMIS Secretariat would like to express its appreciation to [...]