May 25, 2008

rice production - food shortages alerts

china rice production - food shortages

Rising oil prices seen to keep rice prices high in next two years
ABS CBN News - Philippines
In his paper, The Roots of the Global Food Crisis, Dy said only 68% of the Philippines’ rice area is irrigated. In contrast, it’s 93% in China; ...
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Better farming outlook - New Zealand
The resulting imbalance in world food supplies, marked by a drastic shortage of rice and escalating prices, has seen food riots in Haiti, Egypt, ...
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Potato: An Antidote to High Food Price Inflation?
FLEXNEWS - Labege,France
For instance, several countries recently imposed export bans on rice in order to protect against shortages and to shield their economies from domestic food ...
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Philippine rice crisis due to bad policies, not shortage: economist
"The so-called rice crisis is really an income crisis," said Rolando Dy, executive director of the food division of the Manila-based University of Asia and ...
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25000 die from hunger every day
The Post - Lahore,Punjab,Pakistan
And by the time of the G8 in July, we must have a deal on trade that opens up rich-country markets and cuts subsidies, to help increase food production in ...
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