Food Crisis – Abroad and at home

September 19th, 2008

The current rise in food costs in the US and shortage abroad seemed to have happened suddenly. This week we explore the factors that led to this situation and when they actually began. Is this a temporary condition or will it worsen? Find out what you can do to deal with the impact this crisis. With Sharon Astyk of the blog Casaubon’s Book and author of “Depletion and Abundance: Life on the New Home Front,” Bettina Luescher from the U.N.’s World Food Program, and Janet Larsen of the Earth Policy Institute.

Listen to the Full Episode | Download MP3
[audio:http://businessmatters.net/episodes/foodcrisisshow/foodcrisisshow.mp3]

Part 1: Interview with Bettina Leuscher | Download MP3
[audio:http://businessmatters.net/episodes/foodcrisisshow/Luescher ivue.mp3]

Part 2: Interview with Janet Larsen | Download MP3
[audio:http://businessmatters.net/episodes/foodcrisisshow/Larsen ivue.mp3]

Part 3: Interview with Sharon Astyk | Download MP3
[audio:http://businessmatters.net/episodes/foodcrisisshow/Astyk ivue.mp3]

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