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Vol 1 (AAC) No 6

Published 1st April 2008


Two continents, one food crisis

China, India and Korea are taking the lead in efforts to boost Africa's farm production, while preventing grain exports to the region

Africans depend heavily on imported food, and the World Bank estimates that world food prices rose by 58% between March 2007 and March 2008. Moreover, several important food-exporting countries are trying to limit their own food-price increases by taxing, or banning, their own exports.

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