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High food prices to make 64 million Asians, 30 million Indians extremely poor: ADB

NEW DELHI: Soaring food prices, which averaged 10 per cent in many economies this year, can push close to 30 million Indians and 64 million people in the Asian region into extreme poverty, an ADB report said today. Titled as … Continue reading

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Food Prices Near 2008 Levels Threaten the Poor, World Bank Says

Global food prices remain close to the peak of 2008 and are fueling inflation in low-income nations, threatening to throw more people more into poverty, according to the World Bank. The bank’s food-price index was 36 percent higher than a … Continue reading

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53% Of Ghanaians Struggling To Afford Food

A recent survey by Gallup indicates that a sizable number of people in various economic situations reported at times lacking money for food with the number in Ghana reported to be as high as 53%. According to Gallup the current … Continue reading

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