Instability and Global Food Supplies
Part of the Global Forecast 2011 By Johanna Nesseth Tuttle Jun 15, 2011
World food prices are at an all-time high. The world’s population is growing and is expected to increase by 2 billion people over the next 40 years. Riots in Tunisia, triggered in part by food prices, set off a remarkable chain of events that resulted in the downfall of governments in Egypt and Tunisia, a NATO operation in Libya, and instability in several other countries. Will the face of hunger be the face of insecurity?
Programs Global Food Security Project, Global Security Forum Topics Food and Water, Global Health
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