Global food crisis looms as Asia's rice bowl empties and world price soars

THE crisis over rice showed no signs of easing yesterday as the price of the world's benchmark jumped 10 per cent in just one week, fanning fears that millions across Asia will struggle to afford their staple food.

//news.scotsman.com/world/Global-food-crisis-looms-as.3996034.jp



Rising food prices: We are all in deep trouble

The steep rise in the price of wheat, corn, rice, maize and bread has already sparked demonstrations and/or riots in Egypt, Cameroon, Haiti and Burkina Faso. The Rome-based Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has warned of impending political and social unrest, specifically in countries where 50 to 60 percent of a family's income is spent on food.

//www.sundaytimes.lk/080413/Columns/inside.html



EU set to scrap biofuels target amid fears of food crisis

The European commission is backing away from its insistence on imposing a compulsory 10% quota of biofuels in all petrol and diesel by 2020, a central plank of its programme to lead the world in combating climate change.

//www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2008/apr/19/biofuels.food


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