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SQUEEZED – Life in a Time of Food Price Volatility

That’s the title of a new research report from Oxfam and the Institute for Development Studies. It chronicles the effects, five years on, of increased food prices and food price volatility upon poor people in low and middle income countries … Continue reading

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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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