Monday, May 05, 2008

The Food Crisis: Somalia

Photo: Mohamed Sheikh Nor/The Associated Press
In Mogadishu, the price of a kilogram (2.2 pounds) of corn meal has gone from 12 cents in January to 25 cents. Another staple, rice, has gone up in that time from US$26 to US$47.50 for a 50-kilogram sack (US$11.80 to US$21.60 a pound).

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