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World Bank warns food prices at 'dangerous levels'

Food prices are at dangerous levels according to the World Bank and have pushed 44 million more people into poverty since June.

The rapid increase is hitting the poor particularly hard and it is an issue likely to be on the agenda at the G20 meeting in Paris on Wednesday.

The worldwide problem is causing inflationary pressures across the developing world, as Kate Peevor reports.

  • 16 Feb 2011
  • From the section World
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