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Food prices

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Food prices refer to the (averaged) price level for food in particular countries or regions or on a global scale. [1]

22 relations: Agricultural subsidy, Biofuel, Bread and circuses, Climate change and poverty, Common Agricultural Policy, Corn Laws, Cost of living, Environmental Justice Foundation, Famine, Food, Food marketing, Food riot, Food speculation, Food vs. fuel, Geography of food, Metabolic rift, Nutrition transition, Second-generation biofuels, United Kingdom general election, 1906, 2007–08 world food price crisis, 2010–12 world food price crisis, 34th G8 summit.

Agricultural subsidy

An agricultural subsidy is a governmental subsidy paid to agribusinesses, agricultural organizations and farms to supplement their income, manage the supply of agricultural commodities, and influence the cost and supply of such commodities.

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Biofuel

A biofuel is a fuel that is produced through contemporary biological processes, such as agriculture and anaerobic digestion, rather than a fuel produced by geological processes such as those involved in the formation of fossil fuels, such as coal and petroleum, from prehistoric biological matter.

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Bread and circuses

"Bread and circuses" (or bread and games; from panem et circenses) is a figure of speech, specifically referring to a superficial means of appeasement.

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Climate change and poverty

In an ever-progressing world with an increasing demand for energy and technology, it is difficult to avoid climate change and its impacts on societies both locally and globally.

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Common Agricultural Policy

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is the agricultural policy of the European Union.

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Corn Laws

The Corn Laws were tariffs and other trade restrictions on imported food and grain ("corn") enforced in Great Britain between 1815 and 1846.

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Cost of living

Cost of living is the cost of maintaining a certain standard of living.

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Environmental Justice Foundation

The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) founded in 2001 by Steve Trent and Juliette Williams that promotes the non-violent resolution of human rights abuses and related environmental issues in the Global South.

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Famine

A famine is a widespread scarcity of food, caused by several factors including war, inflation, crop failure, population imbalance, or government policies.

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Food

Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for an organism.

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Food marketing

Food marketing brings together the food producer and the consumer through a chain of marketing activities.

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Food riot

Food riots may occur when there is a shortage and/or unequal distribution of food.

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Food speculation

Food speculation is betting on food prices in financial markets.

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Food vs. fuel

Food versus fuel is the dilemma regarding the risk of diverting farmland or crops for biofuels production to the detriment of the food supply.

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Geography of food

The geography of food is a field of human geography.

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Metabolic rift

Metabolic rift is Karl Marx's notion of the "irreparable rift in the interdependent process of social metabolism,"—Marx's key conception of ecological crisis tendencies under capitalism.

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Nutrition transition

Nutrition transition is the shift in dietary consumption and energy expenditure that coincides with economic, demographic, and epidemiological changes.

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Second-generation biofuels

Second-generation biofuels, also known as advanced biofuels, are fuels that can be manufactured from various types of non-food biomass.

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United Kingdom general election, 1906

The 1906 United Kingdom general election was held from 12 January to 8 February 1906.

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2007–08 world food price crisis

World food prices increased dramatically in 2007 and the first and second quarter of 2008, creating a global crisis and causing political and economic instability and social unrest in both poor and developed nations.

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2010–12 world food price crisis

Following the 2007–2008 world food price crisis and a short lull in high prices during 2009, food prices around the world again started to rise in 2010.

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34th G8 summit

The 34th G8 summit was held in the town of Tōyako, Hokkaido, Japan, on July 7–9, 2008.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Food_prices

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