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Crisis of food prices

‘Food prices have surged more than 20% this year, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation. About 345 million people are experiencing acute food insecurity, according to the World Food Programme,…

Rising food prices

Food prices have been rising rapidly in the last few months. According to the Consumer Price Index (CPI), the inflation rate in food prices was only 1.4 percent in the…

The Food Price Spiral

The food price spiral

icy, much of the world’s poor are being administered a second dose of food price inflation in three years. In February 2008 commodity prices posted their biggest

Will We Benefit From Falling Food & Oil Prices?

Will we benefit from falling food & oil prices?

Policymakers in Pakistan have not adopted policies, which could help in achieving higher growth in the real sense. Food inflation still remains high due to bottlenecks in the supply chain.…

How to tackle food insecurity

While prioritizing macroeconomic stability rightfully claims the top spot on the incoming government’s agenda, it is equally imperative to accord equal priority to the pressing issue of ensuring food security…