Blog about the upcoming food shortage crisis

Everybody throws stones at the prophet, but when the crisis comes they yell: “Why nobody warned us?”

Africa and the New Hope

Today we can view Africa being affected by the crisis. Food prices go up tremendously and there is no doubt the world has to prepare for the worst. “But this could be the blessing in disguise if it makes governments eliminate the trade barriers.” – writes Karoline Boin from Kampala. The poorest countries impose bans on food exports to protect their citizens, but the greed affects the overall food prices and makes everyone lose. More here.

Another article by Elias Biryabarema and Andrew Bagala focuses on Uganda. Monthly food bils have almost doubled for the people in the towns and villages during the last three months. Official sources such as the Bank of Uganda and Bureau of Statistics reported only a steep rise of 1 percent due to the shortage of the supply on the markets. More here.


March 23, 2008 - Posted by | Uncategorized

1 Comment »

  1. the onliest thing about the foodshrtage of the
    world today is thanks to our selves.
    we are fighting for oil and forget that fighting we destroy all the plantations and if that is not the desstroy them with the poison left behind.
    so lets start looking ourselves in the mirror and say i am goin to leave every country take care of there own people and whats over we exchainge with i have left over and so on and
    that must count for oil to ofcourse,think about it,every body should be boss in there own country and be friends with the world,and if the rich countries think they can better because they have money,go ahead you will end up just like the poor people.this world is from the people and every body suppose to sit a table and talk it may take time but better than war,war is STUPID.and buying corrupt pollitations is even worse it works as a boomerang. gentlemen with all respect this is my dream. thank you and good luck

    Comment by irving isenia | March 26, 2008 | Reply

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