Soaring food imports leave countries vulnerable

World's grain imports have risen more than five-fold over the past 50 years: researcher


GLOBAL grain imports have increased more than five-fold over the past half-century, stoking fears that countries have become too dependent on the vagaries of international markets for their food, an environmental researcher said.

If prices rise, or wild weather prompts countries to impose grain export...

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