TITLE

World food aid plummets as prices of wheat and maize soar

AUTHOR(S)
Moszynski, Peter
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/21/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7658, p1397
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author reports on actions which will be taken by the World Food Programme of the United Nations to combat raising food prices. The impact which raising food prices has had on the amount of food which is donated to people around the world is discussed. Plans by the World Food Programme to assist people in regards to the increase which has occurred in food prices are mentioned, including purchasing goods and services from developing countries. The amount of money which the World Food Programme spends on an annual basis is mentioned.
ACCESSION #
32970624

 

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