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Hunger is a political problem

Although there is more than enough food to feed the world’s growing population, a global economic system that benefits the industrialized nations creates hunger in developing countries, says DW’s Ute Schaeffer. A world without hunger, where all seven billion people … Continue reading

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Financial Speculation on Food – Insecurity and Hunger

Research now shows the uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East this year were triggered by spikes in global food prices fueled by speculators betting on the price of agricultural commodities. This financial speculation was made possible thanks to … Continue reading

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