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Pat Westoff on biofuels and food prices, soya trade, commodity speculation, US farm profit and land values

If there are high petroleum prices then the price of oil will determine the price of food. But if oil prices stay at current levels or drop then only policy measures will keep up biofuel production. That is one conclusion … Continue reading

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Sustainable intensification – miracle or mirage?

That was the title of a conference at the Royal Institute for International Affairs, Chatham House, in London on the 10th and 11th of December 2012. Because it was held under the Chatham House Rule you may find this a … Continue reading

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