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Behind the latest food crisis
Inside Story discusses the reasons for rising food prices and its impact on household welfare.
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2010 13:25 GMT

Food prices soar to record levels worldwide while World Food Security Committee is meeting in Rome to discuss the crisis, its impact, and possible solutions.

Who is behind the latest rise in food prices? Are there winners and losers in the current crisis? What can the international community do about it on both, global and local level?

Joining the programme are Deborah Doane, the director of World Development Movement, Margie Lindsay, the editor of Hedge Fund Review, and Abdolreza Abbassian, an economist at the FAO.

This episode of Inside Story aired from Tuesday, October 12, 2010.

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Al Jazeera
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