Egypt Again Shines Spotlight on Global Food Crisis

Published on 14 February 2011

The protests in Egypt show the debilitating effect of high food prices on a society. The struggle for basic food though goes far beyond Egyptian borders. (..) Josette Sheeran, head of the UN World Food Programme, says, "We are entering an era of food volatility and disruptions in supplies. When it comes to food, the margins between stability and chaos are perilously thin."

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