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The Food Crisis: A Silent Tsunami

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posted on Apr, 27 2008 @ 12:58 PM
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The Food Crisis: A Silent Tsunami


www.foreignpolicy.com

You’ve heard the frightening statistics, seen the riots, and watched the food lines grow across the world. Have we entered some kind of permanent Malthusian trap? Or is there a way out of the global food crisis? Josette Sheeran, executive director of the U.N. World Food Program, says the situation is dire, but eminently solvable.

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posted on Apr, 27 2008 @ 12:58 PM
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This is a very interesting interview from Foreign Policy Magazine online. I am including a related link because they in a lot of ways they go together.



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The List: The World’s Most Dangerous Food Crises

Soaring energy prices, growing demand from India and China, the rise of biofuels, and increasingly unpredictable weather have spawned a global food crisis that stretches from Port-au-Prince to Pyongyang. This week, FP looks at the next places likely to be rocked by shortages, riots, poverty, and hunger.


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