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Climate change could lead to crops from banana family becoming a critical food source for people. (Image source: librarianidol/Flickr)

Climate change could lead to crops from the banana family becoming a critical food source for millions of people, a new report revealed

Pork was the most popular meat in 2011, accounting for 37 per cent of both meat production and consumption. (Image source: Father.Jack/Flickr)

Global meat production rose to 297mn tonnes in 2011, an increase of 0.8 per cent over 2010 levels, and is projected to reach 302mn tonnes by the end of 2012, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institutes Nourishing the Planet project

The FAO Food Price Index, a measure of the monthly change in international prices of a basket of food commodities, averaged 213 points in August 2012, unchanged from July

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