22 Feb '11, 9am

Some thoughts on food security and Singapore......

Jessica Cheam on why Singapore should join the International Fund for Agricultural Development IN ROME WHEN I left Singapore last week to attend a conference on food security in Rome, world food prices made Page 1 headlines. World Bank chief Robert Zoellick had warned that global food prices have reached "dangerous levels", adding that the impact will complicate fragile political and social conditions in the Middle East and Central Asia. Fresh World Bank data showed higher food prices – mainly for wheat, maize, sugars and edible oils - have pushed 44 million more people in developing countries into extreme poverty since June 2010. Climate-related disasters and commodity speculation have been fingered as key reasons why food prices are soaring. In Singapore, this has translated to higher food prices in recent months. Coffee prices, for example, went up during the Chinese Ne...

Full article: http://blogs.straitstimes.com/2011/2/22/why-the-world-spo...

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