Wednesday, April 30, 2008

The food crisis: How bad can it get?

The food crisis: How bad can it get?
PJ Patterson
Former Jamaica prime minister PJ Patterson has sounded a grim warning on the dangers to security of the food crisis.
The former prime minister of Jamaica PJ Patterson has sound a grim warning on just how bad the global food crisis can get, unless it is quicky resiolved.

Speaking at a meeting in Antigua of the G 77 group of countries, he raised the spectre of warfare as an possible outcome.

Referring to so-called food riots which have already taken place in several countries, including Haiti, Mr Patterson warned of the potential for further upheavals if a solution is not found. More>>>