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Global Poor Need Protection Against Rising Food Prices

Tom Arnold | Posted 06.12.2011 | Impact
Tom Arnold

The signs now are ominous for us all with the FAO expecting the price of agricultural commodities to rise further throughout this year. This will put enormous pressure on the world's poorest.

As Food Prices Rise, Many Go Hungry

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

"Global food prices continue to rise," begins a recent report by the World Bank. Between October 2010 and January 2011, the Bank's food price index i...

Global Food Prices Hit Record High

Reuters | Svetlana Kovalyova | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MILAN (Reuters) - Global food prices hit a record high in February, the United Nations said Thursday, warning that fresh oil price spikes and stockpil...

Climate Change and the Food Crisis: Issues and Solutions

Vinod Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Vinod Thomas

Food prices hit record highs in January, sparking fears of a new global food crisis. One cause is the neglect of agriculture. But there is another, more ominous cause as well.

Food: What's Really Behind the Unrest in Egypt

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeffrey Rubin

When 40% of your population lives on less than $2 per day, soaring food prices isn't about cutting back on luxury spending.

Food Costs Highest Since 1990: U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization Report (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Up for the sixth month in a row and fueled by surging sugar prices and rises in cereals and oils, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Food...