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19 Jul 2022
The inability of Ukraine to export from its Black Sea ports has sharply reduced grain shipments from one of the breadbaskets of the world, sending shockwaves through international food markets and sparking global food security concerns. While some [...]
10 May 2021
At its 21 April meeting, the AMIS Rapid Response Forum (RRF) took stock of the uncertain economic and trade environment caused by the year-long global pandemic. For 2021, the latest IMF estimates point to a 6 per cent [...]
05 May 2021
The storage of grains has an important food security dimension. A new AMIS paper reviews recent trends in grain stockholding; discusses the two main purposes for holding stocks; describes the difficulties in measuring stocks, especially as regards deriving [...]
22 Apr 2021
Mexico will be the new Chair of AMIS, taking over responsibilities from the European Union at the next meeting of the Global Food Market Information Group in June. Represented through Ms. Adriana Herrera, Mexico was unanimously elected by [...]
12 Apr 2021
One year ago, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. With about 130 million infections to date, and a death toll that is fast approaching 3 million people, there is little cause for celebrations. While the [...]
24 Feb 2021
After decades of progress, hunger has been on the rise in recent years. Amidst a growing number of conflicts, accelerating climate change and economic slowdowns the number of chronically undernourished in the world climbed to almost 690 million [...]