10 Questions on Rising Food Prices

Posted April 14, 2011 User_image_bg Kristine


The latest figures on food prices show that after eight months of straight increases there was a slight dip in March. It’s too early to say whether this is the start of a decline and much will depend on what happens in coming weeks. In the meantime the effects of hikes have already been felt around the world.

Source: http://www.wfp.org/stories/rising-food-prices-10-q...

The latest figures on food prices show that after eight months of straight increases there was a slight dip in March. It’s too early to say whether this is the start of a decline and much will depend on what happens in coming weeks. In the meantime the effects of hikes have already been felt around the world.

Source: http://www.wfp.org/stories/rising-food-prices-10-questions-answered

How high are food prices now? How are events in the Middle East and North Africa affecting food costs? How do the poor cope? Is there a silver lining amidst all this? The World Food Program answers these and other questions.




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