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Thread #109897   Message #2301255
Posted By: GUEST,dianavan
30-Mar-08 - 02:49 PM
Thread Name: BS: Global Rice Crisis
Subject: RE: BS: Global Rice Crisis
War creates serious disruption to the distribution of food. Pakistan (although able to feed its own population) is being hard hit because their rice is being sold on the black market to Afghanistan. China and India are being effected by over-population and increasing energy demands. The ability to produce food is dependent on the availability of agricultural land and climate but...

both Democratic and Republican candidates are ignoring this very big issue. I want to hear what they have to say about this problem. Seems to me that the politicians are leaving this problelm to be solved by ??? The blackmarket ??? Getting out of Iraq may be a start but what then?