UN calls meeting over fears of a looming food crisis
Fears of a looming food crisis have prompted the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation to stage an emergency meeting in Rome on Friday.
It follows a Russian ban on wheat exports after much of this year's crop was destroyed in droughts and wildfires.
In America wheat farmers have been enjoying bumper crops - however this is no guarantee that world food prices will come down.
Jeremy Cooke reports.
23 Sep 2010
- From the section US & Canada