FAO director-general says US causes corn prices rises all over the world

| January 23, 2012

In Berlin, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization came down hard on the US for their use of corn, which the new director-general, Jose Graziano da Silva, said raises corn prices all over the world.

Citing a recent study in Latin America which indicates only four countries in the region could expand biofuel production without affecting food security, Graziano da Silva asserted FAO’s position: “Food security comes first.”,” he said.

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