Seven steps to prevent recurring food crises

The Jakarta Post – OpEd (Apr. 25, 2011) | Just three years after the 2007-2008 food crisis, food prices are again increasing and becoming more volatile amid expanding biofuel production, rising oil prices, US dollar depreciation, export restrictions and panic purchasing. In Indonesia, for example, food inflation rose by 14 percent between March 2010 and March 2011.