Rising food prices and riots in Haiti

I have occasionally been hearing about, though not really noticing personally, how food prices are skyrocketing with fuel prices (associated with transportation of products to market) and a diversion of agriculture to biofuel production. But the government in Haiti has fallen due to soaring food prices. Even the World Bank and International Monetary Fund agreed that rising food prices undermine a “decade of progress.”

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David Benfell holds a Ph.D. in Human Science from Saybrook University. He earned a M.A. in Speech Communication from CSU East Bay in 2009 and has studied at California Institute of Integral Studies. He is an anarchist, a vegetarian ecofeminist, a naturist, and a Taoist.

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