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.
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"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...
MILAN (Reuters) - Global food prices hit a record high in February, the United Nations said Thursday, warning that fresh oil price spikes and stockp...
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.
When 40% of your population lives on less than $2 per day, soaring food prices isn't about cutting back on luxury spending.
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...
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