'Silent Tsunami': The Food Price Crisis

The surge in global food prices could set back the world's anti-poverty efforts and if the problem is not dealt with it could hurt global growth and security, warned United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. "The problem of global food prices could mean seven lost years ... for the Millennium Development Goals," Ki-moon said at a U.N. trade and development conference in Accra, Ghana, in west Africa, referring to the eight goals set by the international organization to improve the lives of...Full Story
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