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Market Situation in 2021 and 2021 Outlooks - West & Central Africa

Post date Monday, 29 March, 2021 - 14:21
Document Type Report
Content Themes Markets
Sources Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWSNET), FAO, WFP

The global food production increased in 2020 (FAO) but the demand for food is still high and rising. The increasing demand is a combination of the natural growth within the world population coupled with industrial and feed uses.
• In 2020, international food prices recorded the largest average annual increase since 2014. In 2021, food prices increased by 4.7% compared to December 2019. These price increases are due to a higher demand and soaring freight costs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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