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Financial Turmoil Could Aggravate Global Food Crisis

Financial Turmoil Could Aggravate Global Food Crisis

ROME, Italy, October 15, 2008 (ENS) – Dr. Jacques Diouf worries that the global financial crisis will cause wealthy governments to reduce food and agriculture aid to developing countries and introduce protectionist measures to keep out their agricultural products. “The global financial crisis should not make us forget the food crisis,” Diouf said Tuesday. “Borrowing,…