Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Bad news for the remaining dictators

"ROME — Global food prices -- a major catalyst for social unrest in the Middle East and Africa -- will remain high in 2012, the head of a UN body said Tuesday as he warned there was no simple formula to beat hunger.
"We are expecting that prices will not grow and not drop. There will be some reductions but not drastically, volatility will remain," Jose Graziano da Silva said at his first press conference as boss of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)."

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