Food price spiral : causes and consequences
Date of Issue2011
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Food prices have been trending upwards. Unchecked increases have social and political repercussions. Speculation on food as a commodity has contributed to the spiral. “Market panic” and “herd mentality” must be checked to avoid volatility.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries ; 011-11