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Friday, February 11

Africa, Caribbean urged to brace for food price shocks

Reuters: "WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The World Bank and International Monetary Fund are warning poor regions that have so far not been hit by rising food prices, like sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean, to get ready to face them.

Food price volatility is here to stay, the World Bank cautioned, amid growing worries there could be another full-blown food crisis only three years after the last one.
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