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Timothy A Wise

Business & Economy

Will the WTO fast-track trade at the expense of food security?

India and other G-33 countries are rightfully demanding that food security is addressed at the ongoing WTO meeting.

Environment

High risks, few rewards for Mexico with Monsanto's maize

Why is Monsanto interested in Mexico's maize market?

Opinion

Fiddling in Rome while our food burns

The rising cost of food is directly related to the diversion of vital foodstocks to manufacture biofuels.

Environment

Resolving the food crisis: The need for decisive action

Global leaders squandered 2012, but prospects for resolving the food crisis in 2013 seem better.

Opinion

US corn ethanol fuels food crisis in developing countries

The US ethanol programme pushed up corn prices by up to 21 per cent as it expanded to consume 40 per cent of the harvest