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Impending world food crisis?

posted Jan 29, 2011, 8:27 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Jan 29, 2011, 8:37 PM ]
World food commodity prices have  risen sharply in the latter part of 2010.  Much will depend on the 2011 harvest in key grain producing countries like Australia and Kazakhstan, not to mention the USA.  The UN's FAO has issued a stark warning of an impending food crisis that could be worse than 2007-08. President Sarkozy of France has warned of food riots as rising prices push many of the poor out of the market.

FoodWorks has posted about some of the underlying causes. Check out the article "A New World Food Crisis?" that highlights the fact that our group of Project Partners is perfectly positioned to help with what needs to be done.

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