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Asia Fears Social Unrest Caused by Soaring Food Prices

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posted on May, 5 2008 @ 04:50 PM
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Asia Fears Social Unrest Caused by Soaring Food Prices


www.enews20.com

11:22, May 5th 2008
During the Asian Development Bank’s annual meeting that took place in Spain, leaders from Asia warned that the growing food prices are likely to push millions of people throughout the continent into poverty and cause social unrest.
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posted on May, 5 2008 @ 04:50 PM
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The food crisis is also worrying the United Nations because it is creating a new class of poor and social revolt.

Brazil, Vietman, India, Egypt and Haiti have seen revolts and demonstration already.

The Philipines will have to import rice for the next 5 years at triple the price.

In Indonesia, rice provides food for 97% of it's population, which currently totals 205 million people.



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