March 20, 2008

The looming global food shortage

With January's
inflation figures now out, the news just gets worse. Part of our
hardship results from the long drought Jamaica is experiencing, which
has caused food shortages and hence rising prices. However, Jamaica is
hardly swimming alone in this rising tide of prices. Our own shortages
are occurring in the midst of a developing global scarcity. Some
analysts even fear that in this age of plenty, some of the planet's
more vulnerable countries could see hunger and malnutrition rising.

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