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Food Crisis preperation

Food Crisis preperation

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The suggested Apocalyptic upcoming food crisis is on everyones mind. Read carefully and check out the other links for more information that could help your friends and families.
The suggested Apocalyptic upcoming food crisis is on everyones mind. Read carefully and check out the other links for more information that could help your friends and families.

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Published by: kelly_brezovski on Jan 21, 2012
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 ==== ====The upcoming food crisis will happen all around the world, in some countries it is alreadyhappening. Read these articles in regards to the Food crisis carefully, I have and you should too.http://tinyurl.com/prepareforfoodcrisis ==== ====The food crisis will be the biggest crisis of the 21st century. It will push up food prices and spreadhunger and poverty. Surging food prices will create inflation and create more crisis in the world.This will not only affect developing countries but also developed countries. According to UnitedNations World Food Programme (WFP), more than 73 million people in 78 countries who dependon food handouts are facing reduced rations this year. High prices have caused food protests around the world like Mexico, India, Senegal, London,Mauritania and other parts of Africa. India, Mexico, Haiti, Philippines, Ethiopia, Indonesia andYemen have seen food riots this year protesting the food crisis. Hardest hit of this crisis will likelybe African countries, where many of the world's poorest nations are here. A lack of food as theprimary needs of humans will cause riots, suicide and millions of people could die from it. Nearly every region of the world is experiencing drastic inflation caused by food this year. Retailprices are up 18% in China, 17% in Sri Lanka and 10% or more throughout Latin America andRussia. Recently on May 3, a cyclone devastated Myanmar's low-lying Irrawaddy delta region leavingmore than 1 million people homeless, according to the UN. An estimated 80,000 people died in thedelta's Labutta district alone. Myanmar had been expected to export 600,000 tons of rice this year,including to Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization. Thecyclone flooded 5,000 square kilometers (1,930 square miles) of farmland. Cyclone Nargis struckthe country's main rice-growing area, worsening a food crisis that's triggered unrest from Haiti toEgypt. Why does it happen Rocketing oil prices, global warming, biofuels, and the world population explosion are the cause ofthis food crisis. The primary driver is the soaring cost of oil, which reached $123 a barrel for thefirst time. Oil cost will make transportation more expensive, thus making food more expensive too.The price of oil has sent the cost of food imports skyrocketing this year. The World Bank predicts global demand for food will double by 2030. This is partly because theworld's population is expected to grow by three billion by 2050. Food demand will also grow due tonew prosperity in India and China. Global warming will disrupt food production in many countries. It can cause climate instabilitywhich is bad for crop. 
Food price are affected by accelerating demand for biofuels. Biofuels, made from food crops suchas corn, sugar cane, and palm oil, are seen as easing the world's dependence on gasoline. Butwhen crude oil is expensive, these alternative energy sources can also be sold at higher price.Last year a quarter of the US maize crop was turned into ethanol to fuel vehicles. US suppliesmore than 60% of the world's maize exports. According to the World Bank, this is putting pressureon countries' food supplies. The worldwide food reserves are at their lowest in 35 years. Demand is growing much more thansupply. How to solve For short term, massive government and international agency aid is needed especially from richnations. For long term, there should be incentives to increase food production. Relative pricefluctuations are an unavoidable part of an efficient economy. This becomes worrying when somepeople are so poor that a small rise in price becomes a life and death question for them. The two primary driver for the crisis is oil price and global warming. Oil price hike is mainly causedby geopolitical risk, not supply and demand. Political conditions affect oil production in Iraq,Nigeria, Venezuela, and Iran. Iraq is still struggling to recover from decades of war. Nigerianproduction is affected by attacks and sabotage. Venezuelan oil production has never fullyrecovered since December 2002, when political strife brought Venezuelan production to a halt.The key is to bring peace on those country. Global warming has caused climate instability, which can destroy crop fields. Nowadays, there hasbeen a lot of talking about global warming. Each day, more and more people realized that globalwarming is endangering the world. For short term, he hope that researchers can improve farmingtechnique to address worldwide hunger. Researchers around the world like the International RiceResearch Institute in Philippines are studying how to improve crop which more pest and weedresistant, more nutrient rich and high yielding. You can try help by donating to World Food Program here The World Food Programme use themoney to give hungry children meal. Learn how to earn, preserve, and spend moneyDownload ebook on how to make money from home  Article Source:http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Ian_Sani 

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