Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Food prices- again

The prices of staple foods, which have already reached record levels in 2011, could more than double over the next two decades, a new Oxfam report says. According to the report, Growing a Better Future, a combination of factors — including climate change, diminished natural resources worldwide, population growth, and an increased use of crops for biofuels — could trigger a new era of permanent food crisis.

Staple Food Prices Could More than Double by 2030, Oxfam Says

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