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World Affairs Council Presents The Global Food Crisis: Why it Happened and What it Means
Date Tuesday December 09
Time 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location Details
World Affairs Council Auditorium
312 Sutter Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorMary Dolan
With added pressures from the financial crisis and spikes in global food and fuel costs since Fall 2007, the poor in the poorer developing countries are faced with losing much relied upon foreign aid and emergency assistance. Dr. Christopher Delgado from the World Bank discusses the context and causes of the global food crisis and the future for international development efforts for increased food security in the countries hit hardest.

Check-in: 11:30 AM; Program: 12:00 PM

Council Members: Free, Students: $5, Nonmembers: $15

For more information and to register, visit the Council's website, call 415-293-4600, or email info [at] wacsf.org.
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Nov 19th, 2008 1:34 PM
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The World Bank is part of the problem, not the solution.Aaron AaronsSunday Dec 7th, 2008 12:29 AM

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