Just twelve crops and fourteen animal species now provide most of the world’s food; and a lack of diversity means fewer opportunities for the growth and innovation needed to boost agriculture at...

The price of rice, a staple food commodity, is set to remain at or near record highs for the remainder of the year, but optimism about a fall next year is growing. The news, from the UN Food and Agriculture...

Concern over how quickly current world supplies are being drawn down has given commodity speculators all the ammunition they need to drive the price of rice through the roof. The price of rice from Thailand...

The price of rice is expected to continue rising beyond current record highs due to an inability for supply to meet demand. The price of rice has appreciated markedly since the beginning of the year, with...