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- UN first meeting on reaction to world food crisis took placeThe first meeting of the UN target group on reaction to world food crisis took place on May, 12 in the UN headquarters in New York under the presidency of the Un Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, the agency repots referring to the UN news center.
- World production of rice in 2008 will reach a record - FAOAccording to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), level of world production of rice this year will reach record parameters under favorable weather conditions. It will increase by 2.3 % in comparison with the last year and will make 666 million tons. However, the price for this product will remain high, the agency reports referring to the UN news center.