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SUNS # 9986 Tuesday  16 April 2024


WTO: Fisheries chair issues two texts to restart talks after MC13 failure (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The chair of the Doha fisheries subsidies negotiations, Ambassador Einar Gunnarsson of Iceland, on 12 April issued tw o documents for members to mull over some difficult issues on which ministers failed to reach an agreement on prohibiting subsidies contributing to overc apacity and overfishing (OCOF) at the World Trade Organization's 13th ministerial conference (MC13) in Abu Dhabi, said people familiar with the discussions.

UN: After a seven-month decline, global food prices rise in March (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
The international prices of a basket of key agricultural food commodities rose for the first time in seven months in Ma rch, mainly driven by higher international quotations for vegetable oils, dairy products and meat, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

UN: World cereal output forecast to rise in 2023/24, says FAO (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
World cereal production is forecast to rise to 2,841 million tonnes in 2023/24, reflecting expectations of greater outputs of maize, rice and wheat, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has said.

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