Mar 27

Rice shortages are appearing across Asia. In Egypt, the Army is now baking bread to curb food riots.


Rice farmers here are staying awake in shifts at night to guard their fields from thieves. In Peru, shortages of wheat flour are prompting the military to make bread with potato flour, a native crop. In Egypt, Cameroon, and Burkina Faso food riots have broken out in the past week. Continue reading »

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