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ROME - The number of people in the world still going to bed hungry 15 years after the U.N. placed eradicating hunger and extreme poverty at the top of its Millennium Development Goals has dropped to 795 million, according to a report released on Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES - An overwhelming majority of U.S. residents think the drought that has hit agriculture in the West will lead to increased food prices, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday.
LONDON - Fighting in and around South Sudan's Leer town has disrupted the hunger-hit region's crucial planting season, and residents returning to the town urgently need food, water and medical help, aid workers said on Tuesday.
Argentina's trade surplus plunged 69.2 percent in April from the same month a year earlier to $252 million because of a fall in commodity prices, official data showed on Friday, sharply undershooting market expectations.
Economic activity in Brazil tumbled in the first quarter and unemployment climbed to a near four-year high, adding to signals that a looming recession could worsen as President Dilma Rousseff reins in public spending.
The El Nino weather phenomenon predicted by meteorologists could push depressed palm oil prices as high as $700 a tonne this year, an industry group in top producer Indonesia said on Friday, although any impact on production would not come until early 2016.
Michael Taylor and Anuradha Raghu
May 22, 2015
The Brazilian beef plants approved for export to China include five from JBS SA , two from Marfrig SA and one from Minerva SA, Fernando Sampaio, director of Brazilian beef exporter's association Abiec, said on Wednesday.
The soy market in Argentina's pivotal grains hub was virtually paralyzed for the fourth day on Thursday as most exporters refrained from purchases in a bid to pressure the government to resolve a nearly three-week long strike among crushing workers.
U.S. agribusiness Archer Daniels Midland Co said on Thursday it is expanding grain export capacity at an Argentine port to help boost shipments from the world's No. 3 corn and soybean supplier and top exporter of soymeal and soyoil.
Indonesia's president could be forced to backtrack on promises to curb rice imports, with analysts saying the country may ship in as much as 1.6 million metric tons of the staple grain this year because of soaring prices at home and the threat of a strong El Nino.
Japan launched a trade complaint at the World Trade Organization on Thursday to challenge South Korea's import bans and additional testing requirements for Japanese food after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.
razilian prosecutors said on Monday they would seek at least 50 million reais ($16.6 million) from multinational pesticide manufacturers for alleged safety violations at a collection facility for used pesticide containers.
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