Tuesday, December 23, 2008


""In the first two weeks of December, the prices for wheat and coarse grains averaged respectively 40 percent and 20 percent less than the December average last year," the organisation said.

In Afghanistan, however, prices have remained relatively high, making it difficult for over eight million food-insecure people to eat properly.

The price of one kilogram of wheat in Kabul was about 40 Afghanis (about 80 US cents) in December, compared to 0.23 cents in the USA, the FAO report says. "


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