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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Victim List of Rising Food Prices - Part 2

Last January 28, the blog posted a list of different countries, affected by the world food price shock sparking countries in the Middle East and Africa. In this issue we add more countries to the list. Check them out.

Central Asia particularly vulnerable to rising food prices, says WB chief

Taiwan battles to stabilise rice prices

Bolivia Says it May Tap Reserves to Stockpile Food

Arctic communities choking on sky-high food prices

Inflation Hits Nearly 5 Percent in China, With Food Costs Soaring

Rwanda: Food Prices Soar in Kigali

Nigerian Inflation Accelerates on Higher Food, Energy Prices

Food prices shoot up as sanctions bite in Cote d’Ivoire

BERNAMA - Mozambique's Planning Minister Issues Warning On Food Prices http://bit.ly/gNkcPG

Russia Plans Food Fund to Regulate Prices, Kommersant Reports