The cost of food: Facts and figures
Viewed over more than three decades, the current spike in commodity prices does not look so marked.
Figures from the Commodity Research Bureau and the FAO show a take off in energy prices, before food prices start to rise
There will be billions more mouths to feed by 2050, making an increased demand for food a long-term trend
Rising prices will improve the trade balance of major food exporters, but major importers stand to see a greater deficit
BBC NewsLast Mod: 21 Ağustos 2008, 11:35