Causes and Ways Out for the Global Food Crisis
Peter Tom Jones and Erwin Van Uffel
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After years of decline in food prices, the prices of several basic food commodities have gone up sharply since 2005. This caused severe problems in the South:less possibilities for schooling, health care and other basic commodities. Although the prices are currently under control due to the financial crisis, this article deals with the long term trends that are visible. The diverse causes of the price increases are studied and some beginnings to structural solutions are being looked at.

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