Thursday, October 23, 2008

The food prices 'crisis' in Africa

Last week, the 7th Brussels Development Briefing discussed 'Rising food prices: an opportunity for change?’

This week in Addis Ababa, we asked Dr. Kwadwo Asenso-Okyere, Division Director at IFPRI to reflect on the underlying reasons for the crisis in rising food prices in Africa.

He also examined some consequences of the rising food prices in Africa and outlined priorities to tackle them: