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UN agency says food prices at highest point in 20 years, as a result of stockpiling and spikes in global oil prices.
On World Food Day, officials call for a growth in agriculture to help almost one billion people facing chronic hunger.
Food and Agriculture Organisation meets in Rome, Italy, amid concerns of hunger and unrest over high food prices.
Droughts, floods, fires and locusts affect food crops, triggering global supply fears.
New UN report blames high prices and global economic crisis for worsening situation.
FAO director-general says under-investment responsible for rise in global chronic hunger.
Jacques Diouf
UN report blames higher food prices and the ongoing world-wide economic crisis.
At least 22,000 children die each year in agriculture-related incidents.
Ten years after world leaders pledged to halve the number of underfed people the number of hungry is actually on the rise, the United Nations said.
Sudan's Darfur region remains the most pressing humanitarian problem in the world, the Food and Agriculture Organisation says.
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