World food prices create 44m new poor since June

16th February 2011, Comments 0 comments

The World Bank’s Food Price Watch, published 15 February ahead of the Paris G20 meeting, shows that the World Banks food price index rose by 15 percent between October 2010 and January 2011. It is 29 percent above its level a year earlier and is only 3 percent below its 2008 peak, with the result ...

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