TITLE

Shooting Ourselves in the Food

AUTHOR(S)
Zedillo, Ernesto
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;9/1/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 14, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on several factors of global food shortage. He stresses that images of people rioting in many countries to protest high prices are clear example of the ongoing food crisis. He also relates various reasons of food shortage, including the increasing demand for grains and the drought in Australia. However, the author points out that the most notable factor is the U.S. and European Union's policies to boost production of biofuels.
ACCESSION #
34379530

 

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