Inter-Agency Report to the G20 on food price volatility


Food Price VolatilityG20 leaders at their summit meeting in November 2010 requested FAO, IFAD, IMF, OECD, UNCTAD, WFP, the World Bank and the WTO work with key stakeholders "to develop options for G20 consideration on how to better mitigate and manage the risks associated with the price volatility of food and other agricultural commodities, without distorting market behaviour, ultimately to protect the most vulnerable".

The preparation of this report, coordinated by FAO and OECD, has been undertaken in a truly collaborative manner by FAO, IFAD, IMF, OECD, UNCTAD,WFP, the World Bank, the WTO, IFPRI and the UN HLTF. The report was submitted to the French Presidency of the G20 on 2 June 2011.

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