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World food crisis will be a lot bigger than the financial crisis

According to the latest figures cited by the World bank President Robert Zoellick the financial crisis was very less compared to the food crisis awaiting in wings deu to the jump in price of food. Speaking at the end of the spring meetings of the World bank and International Monetary fund he said that collective action is required to avert this crisis which is going to hit Middle East and North Africa the most.

Food price changes Q1 2010 to Q1 2011

Source: World Bank Development Prospects Group





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IMF cheif Dominique Strauss-Kahn also discussed concerns about the high levels of unemployment among young people. At the same meeting, situation in middle east and volatile oil prices was also discussed.


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