Views on recent news: Food security in the G20 under French Presidency. This year France assumes the Presidency of the G20 centred on six priority subjects, including excessive commodity price volatility, and development.
Views on recent news: Action plan for the G20 on Agriculture. The fight against the volatility of food prices in question. The G20 on Agriculture held on June 22 and 23 ended with the adoption of an action plan.
The 2010-11 State of Food and Agriculture, FAO's major annual flagship publication, addresses gender issues. Women make significant contributions to the rural economy in all developing country regions.
In order to support future food security policy making, the OECD Development Aid Committee (DAC) EvalNet meeting in 2010 expressed the need for a systematic review of recent evaluations and other research that would provide evidence-based information on successful approaches.
The FAO Food Price Index, a measure of basic food prices at international level, peaked in December 2010. In January 2011, the agency published an updated guide for policy-makers in developing countries.