We’re already heard about unrest in Mexico thanks to soaring tortilla prices, which in turn is due to increased farm land being used for...

tortillaWe’re already heard about unrest in Mexico thanks to soaring tortilla prices, which in turn is due to increased farm land being used for biofuels. A piece in earth2tech notes that food prices could rise by anything between 40 and 80%, unless crop efficiency is boosted.

Joachim von Braun, director-general of the International Food Policy Research Institute, told a group of reporters that governments need to invest in increasing the efficiency of biofuel production or else global food prices will soar.

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