“What You Ought To Know”

The Coming Crisis of Future Food Prices:  “No End In Sight”

By Liam Hysjulien

In a new series, As It Ought To Be will be providing semimonthly updates on different topics ranging from literature to food policies. A recent study by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has shed new light on the myriad of factors which led to the 2007/2008 food price shocks–factors that may be causing another food crisis.  Albeit a 142 page behemoth, “Reflections on the Global Food Crisis” is the most comprehensive and data-driven critique of our macroeconomic global food system.  Below, I’ve included links charting the perilous path of 2010 food prices.

− Food Prices –

About lhysjulien

Liam Hysjulien is a graduate student in sociology at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. His areas of study are Food Systems Theory, food sustainability, food policies, and urban agricultural projects. Please send questions, comments, or concerns to liamhaiotb@gmail.com
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