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Today’s momentum in food prices may be signaling a new era of even higher food prices in the future. Supplies of agricultural commodities are expected to tighten further as worldwide populations grow and incomes rise, boosting demand. As in the past, keeping food prices in check will depend on whether agriculture can increase supplies by enhancing productivity.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-10-15 13:23:17
Description Today’s momentum in food prices may be signaling a new era of even higher food prices in the future. Supplies of agricultural commodities are expected to tighten further as worldwide populations grow and incomes rise, boosting demand. As in the past, keeping food prices in check will depend on whether agriculture can increase supplies by enhancing productivity.
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Source Biodiesel Sustainability
Keyword Biodiesel fuel, Biofuels, Food prices
Selector Offley
Date Of Record Creation 2009-10-15 13:10:41
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Date Last Modified 2010-05-13 16:53:12
Creator Jason Henderson
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-10-15 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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