Monday, October 10, 2011

UN's global hunger report shows high food prices likely to continue

The United Nations agencies working to combat hunger today called for action to ensure long-term food security as a new report shows that high food prices are likely to continue and possible increase over the next decade. "The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2011," an annual flagship report which the three Rome-based agencies jointly produced this year, states that small, import-dependent countries, particularly in Africa, are especially vulnerable to poverty and food insecurity.

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