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WASHINGTON: Prosperity in countries like India is "good" but it triggers increased demand for "better nutrition" which in turn leads to higher food prices, US President George W Bush said. ( Watch )
The comments come close on the heels of US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's controversial statement that "apparent improvement" in the diets of people in India and China and consequent food export caps is among the causes of the current global food crisis.
Originally posted by vor78
I certainly agree with you that throwing money at it won't solve the problem. But that's what a government's solution to any problem tends to be; slap a bandaid on it and consider it fixed. Par for the course.