G8 and the Food Crisis – The Real Solutions

Publication - 1 July, 2008
Millions of people around the world are suffering food shortages, unaffordable food prices and hunger, primarily due to industrial farming, bad harvests related to climatechange, unjust terms of trade and the rush for biofuels.There is no single solution to the crisis. The G8 leaders at the Toyako, Japan summit from 7-9 July, need to step up emergency assistance to the 850 million people who are suffering from hunger, and address the underlying causes of the current food crisis. This briefing outlines the real solutions.

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