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October 16th, 2012
On World Food Day, agriculture ministers from over 30 countries gathered in Rome to discuss action to combat rising food prices and food insecurity. France’s proposal for global strategic grain stores was not supported by most ministers; however, ministers did agree that more transparency regarding commodity futures and international data sharing could help avoid price spikes such as the one this summer and in 2011 during the Arab Spring.
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