Catastrophic Fall in 2009 Global Food ProductionFebruary 10, 2009 "Market Oracle" -- After reading about the droughts in two major agricultural countries, China and Argentina, I decided to research the extent other food producing nations were also experiencing droughts. This project ended up taking a lot longer than I thought. 2009 looks to be a humanitarian disaster around much of the world
To understand the depth of the food Catastrophe that faces the world this year, consider the graphic below depicting countries by USD value of their agricultural output, as of 2006.
By Eric deCarbonnel
Eric is the Editor of Market Skeptics
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