PARIS (AFP) –
“We must act urgently to strengthen food security at a time when 37 countries are going through a very serious food crisis,” Sarkozy told a major meeting on in Paris.
“We cannot remain indifferent to the unrest among those people who, in the developing countries, can no longer satisfy their hunger.”
Soaring prices for basic grains — rice, wheat, soybean and corn — have provoked protests and rioting in at least half a dozen developing countries in past months, and has toppled the government of one.
Last weekend,‘s premier Jacques-Edouard Alexis was ousted in a no-confidence vote after more than a week of violent demonstrations….