TITLE

An Era of Unprecedented Opportunity?

AUTHOR(S)
Diouf, Jacques
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
UN Chronicle;Jun2008, Vol. 45 Issue 2/3, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on several reports from various developing countries related to the impact of food crisis. It states that aid agencies have come across various difficulties in purchasing food for dispersion. It discusses manifestations of the crisis including food prices which became highest in 50 years, expensive seed, fertilizer and power, and protests and riots.
ACCESSION #
37247984

 

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