In 2008 alone food and fuel prices cost consumers in low-income countries an extra $680 billion


"And no wonder hunger is gaining ground: In 2008 alone food and fuel prices cost consumers in low-income countries an extra $680 billion, reports the World Bank."

Source: World Bank, Global Economic Prospects 2008: Commodities at the Crossroads, 2008, 11. Accessed on 2/20/09; http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTGEP2009/Resources/10363_WebPDF-w47...

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