How the U.S. Can Help Stem the Global Food Crisis President Bush has asked Congress to approve $770 million for emergency food aid. Raj Patel, a former analyst with leading food policy think-tank Food First who is scheduled to testify before the House Financial Services Committee, talks about how the government can help the global food crisis.
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How the U.S. Can Help Stem the Global Food Crisis

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How the U.S. Can Help Stem the Global Food Crisis

How the U.S. Can Help Stem the Global Food Crisis

How the U.S. Can Help Stem the Global Food Crisis

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President Bush has asked Congress to approve $770 million for emergency food aid. Later this month, Raj Patel, a former analyst with leading food policy think-tank Food First, is scheduled to testify about the global food crisis before the House Financial Services Committee. Patel talks with Liane Hansen about how the government can help the global rise of food costs.