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The Allianz Knowledge Newsletter Looks Into This Year's Food Price Lunacy

Published 11-06-08

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Feeding the World See the staples that feed the world, and who is producing it.

Food prices have come down from record highs. But will the trend last? Our lead article seeks out the next food revolution that could help feed an ever-growing world population.

Siwa Msangi of the International Food Policy Research Institute thinks that the world has enough food, the problem rather lies in getting it to the people that need it most.

Leonid Golovanov from Allianz Rosno in Russia explains how a new breed of crop insurance helps farmers cope with extreme weather.

Our background feature looks at how sustainable farming can make agriculture more resistant to global warming.

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Enjoy reading our full newsletter here: http://knowledge.allianz.com/en/newsletter/archive/207.html

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