• ASF leads pork price lowering in the world

    The average value of the FAO Meat Price Index in September was 166.2 points, slightly below its revised value for August. This is reported by the press service of the FAO, agravery.com reported.

    Date: 09 - 10 - 2018
  • Ukrainian dairy index showed a significant increase in 2018

    Ukraine has seen a significant increase in the Ukrainian Dairy Index (UDI) in 2018. In September, UDI grew by a decent 7.1%. This was reported by the economist of the FAO Investment Center Andrii Yarmak, agropolit.com reported.

    Date: 09 - 10 - 2018
  • Ukraine led the pesticide management working group in the Europe and Central Asia region

    On September 26-27, a two-day regional seminar of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on the proper use of pesticides in agriculture was held in Chisinau, Moldova. The event was attended by more than 20 representatives from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. During the seminar, it was decided to establish a working group for regional cooperation on pesticide management, which Ukraine will be responsible for coordinating, the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy reported.

    Date: 08 - 10 - 2018
  • FAO offers a solution for risk assessment of pesticide use

    The Plant Production and Plant Protection Division of FAO has developed a toolkit designed to provide low- and middle-income countries with support for the pesticide registration process. This is reported by the FAO website, according to agropolit.com.

    Date: 01 - 10 - 2018
  • UN released a new list of dangerous agrochemicals

    Specialists of the Chemical Review Committee of the United Nations Rotterdam Convention at a meeting at FAO headquarters revealed a new list of four hazardous chemicals for human life and health, including two pesticides.

    Date: 20 - 09 - 2018
  •  Milk profitability decreased by 13% in 2018

    Over the eight months of 2018 professional milk producers received an average of 13.1% less profit than during the same period in 2017 and 7% less than the average for the same period in 2012-2017. This was reported by the economist of the FAO investment center Andrii Yarmak, the press service of FAO reported according to agropolit.com.

    Date: 11 - 09 - 2018
  • FAO warned of the danger of the spread of ASF from China to neighboring regions

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) issued a warning that an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in China could spread to neighboring regions and countries. This was reported by the press office of the Secretary-General of the World Organization, UNN reported.

    Date: 03 - 09 - 2018
  • Opinion: Ukrainian milkmen should not rely on world markets

    The Ukrainian milk index (UMI), which shows the conditional profitability of milk production by professional farms, for the first time since the beginning of the year demonstrated growth in July. This was reported by the economist of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Andrii Yarmak on his page on Facebook, agroportal.ua reported.

    Date: 16 - 08 - 2018
  • World food prices fell by 4% in July

    Prices for the main groups of goods showed a noticeable decline, especially for dairy products and sugar, dt.ua reported.

    Date: 06 - 08 - 2018
  • FAO plans to launch two important agricultural projects in Ukraine

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) plans to begin work in Ukraine on two important problems - antimicrobial resistance and the need to reduce food waste. This was said in an interview with Agravery.com by the coordinator of development programs of FAO in Ukraine Mykhailo Malkov.

    Date: 19 - 07 - 2018