2007-2008 world food price crisis
World food prices increased dramatically in 2007 and the 1st and 2nd quarter of 2008 creating a global crisis and causing political and economical instability and social unrest in both poor and devel...
2007-2008 world food price crisis - Wikipedia
Commodity index fund
A commodity index fund is a fund whose assets are invested in financial instruments based on or linked to a commodity price index. In just about every case the index is in fact a commodity futures ind...
Food vs. fuel
Food versus fuel is the dilemma regarding the risk of diverting farmland or crops for biofuels production to the detriment of the food supply. The biofuel and food price debate involves wide-ranging v...
Food vs. fuel - Wikipedia
2008 Cameroonian anti-government protests
The 2008 Cameroon protests were a series of violent demonstrations in Cameroon's biggest cities that took place from 25 to 29 February 2008. The protests followed on the heels of a strike by transport...
2008 Cameroonian anti-government protests - Wikipedia
Sustainable biofuel
Biofuels, in the form of liquid fuels derived from plant materials, are entering the market, driven by factors such as oil price spikes and the need for increased energy security. However, many of the...
Sustainable biofuel - Wikipedia
Agricultural policy of the United States
The agricultural policy of the United States is composed primarily of the periodically renewed federal U.S. farm bills.
Over the first 200 years of U.S. agricultural history until the 1920s, agri...
Agricultural policy of the United States - Wikipedia