Global Food Shortage: Nations rush to lease or buy third world agricultural land as backup

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Dec 282009
 
Global Food Shortage: Nations rush to lease or buy third world agricultural land as backup

“Grain prices soared to record levels last year (2008), causing riots and hoarding in some countries, and sparking a move to import-dependent rich countries to secure farmland in mainly poorer regions to ease food security.” “According to the Food and Agricultural Organisation, an arm of the UN, the global food crisis is worsening. In 2009, […]

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