TITLE

High food prices help Third World

PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;8/22/2008, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author argues against the belief of politicians and economists regarding the need for food prices to be lowered down to aid the Third World. He reveals that the poorest people are the small farmers bankrupted by low prices and forced to seek work in sweatshops in the towns. This indicates that high food prices, along with research into improved techniques of farming and soil conservation, could help the Third World, as well as ensure fairer industrial competition.
ACCESSION #
34291204

 

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