Political causes of World Hunger. FOOD SPECULATION. How is it possible that 1 out of 7 people goes hungry?. There is food enough to feed the entire global population , then. Food has become a commodity.
Political causes of World Hunger
How is it possible that 1 out of 7 people goes hungry?
There is food enough to feed the entire global population , then
Food has become a commodity
Food prices are decided in Internacional Stock Markets based on financial especulation:
Banks, insurance companies and other financial speculators try to do business with raw materials
This speculation has an impact on the final sale price
The entry of these investors in agriculture future markets increases demand and prices.
It is necessary to propose an alternative to agricultural and food policies. An alternative that starts defending Food Sovereignty.
Food Markets should serve the interests of people and not those of financial investors. People should decide what and how to produce and what price is paid.