User: indiatogether Topic: Human Rights
Category: Hunger
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Farmers, mend your ways or perish: Study 16.4.2008 Rediff: Business
If the world wants to tide over the present crisis, the farmers must shift their agriculture methods to confront soaring food prices that threaten to drive millions of poor people around the world into even deeper poverty. Basic foodstuff prices have all risen sharply in recent months, sparking violent protests in many countries. Unesco attributed the trend to increased demand in emerging market powerhouses China and India and alternative use of corn and soybeans for biofuels
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The Pleasures Of The Flesh 15.4.2008 Outlook
Never mind the economic crisis. Focus for a moment on a more urgent threat: the great food recession which is sweeping the world faster than the credit crunch. If you care about hunger, eat less meat.
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Coming soon: The Hunger Tsunami 15.4.2008 Sify Finance
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World leaders urge action on food prices 15.4.2008 Business Standard
World leaders urge action on food prices
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Rising food prices could destabilise govts  15.4.2008 Central Chronicle
Rising food prices could destabilise govts 
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If recession is avoided, yuan must be revalued 15.4.2008 Mint: Latest
A revaluation in the Chinese currency could provide an opportunity for other countries in the region to tame inflation
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Rising food prices could destabilise Govts: IMF 14.4.2008 Hindustan Times: Business
IMF head warns that inflation in food costs around the world could lead to starvation and the crumbling of governments.
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Rising food prices could destabilize governments: IMF 14.4.2008 ET: Indicators

Prices of wheat and rice have more than doubled in the past year, with rice, a staple in Asian diets, surging by 75%. War on Inflation

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The world is hungry 14.4.2008 The Statesman
The world is hungry
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The Bull, The Bear, The Siege & Mr Croc 14.4.2008 ET: Big Bucks: Investment
For traders, weaned on a diet of relentless action and huge price swings since the beginning of the bull run, last week must have been terribly boring.
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Hungry kya? But there's no food 13.4.2008 The Pioneer
Hungry kya? But there's no food
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Reposeful despair 12.4.2008 Telegraph: Calcutta
Hunger, extreme privation and even starvation cannot wipe out human dignity. Somnath Hore was haunted all his life by visions of the human skeletons of the 1942 man-made famine, and they reappeared from time to time in his sculpture and drawings and graphics as his response to the riots and cataclysms that haunted the country.
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Hunger stalks ATCL gardens 12.4.2008 The Telegraph : North East
Hunger stalks ATCL gardens
Food riots to worsen without global action, says UN 11.4.2008 Financial Express: Front Page
Food riots in developing countries will spread unless world leaders take major steps to reduce prices for the poor, the head of the UN FAO said.
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Lighted rooms inside the head 11.4.2008 Telegraph: Opinion
There are times when my spirits are very low. Nothing I eat or drink tastes good, no company cheers me up ' not even that of pretty girls who flock around me. I have got too old to respond to their flirtatious gestures. One such dreary evening I happened to come across a couplet by my favourite poet, Asadullah Khan Ghalib, written at a time when he must have been in the same mood as I was in at that time:
Food riots to worsen without global action: UN 11.4.2008 Express India-- Front Page
Food riots in developing countries will spread unless world leaders take major steps to reduce prices for the poor, UN said.
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Price rise breaking families, elderly forced to beg 11.4.2008 CNN-IBN Top Stories
HIT HARD: Bano steps outside her home only when hunger becomes unbearable, not to buy food but to beg.Rising prices have induced a new kind of vulnerability in the houses of poor.
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Price rise breaking families, elderly forced to beg 11.4.2008 CNN-IBN: India
HIT HARD: Bano steps outside her home only when hunger becomes unbearable, not to buy food but to beg.Rising prices have induced a new kind of vulnerability in the houses of poor.
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Closed tea gardens propel women trafficking 10.4.2008 New Kerala: West Bengal
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Haitians storm presidential palace, riot over price rise 9.4.2008 CNN-IBN: World
BULLET FOR FOOD: Demonstrators take cover from shooting in front of the Haiti's national palace in Port-au-Prince.UN peacekeepers used rubber bullets and tear gas to chase away hungry Haitians.
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