Multilateral organizations suggested that the countries in the world to prepare for the possibility of rising food prices several months ahead. However, until recently the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank in Washington says has not seen price increases that could lead to food crisis that occurred in 2007 and 2008.

Severe drought that occurred in half of the United States and low agricultural production in the Black Sea region, making the price of corn, wheat and soybeans soaring. The price of rice, the staple food of the people in Asia and most of the people of Africa, has so far not been affected by rising prices of other agricultural commodities.

Director of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of World Bank, Juergen Voegele, saying that they were trying to anticipate the current food crisis. He explained that the world has enough food supplies, but they certainly can not predict the weather. If something extraordinary happens, the world will likely be in a difficult situation.

World Bank data in general showed higher food prices, but not a record that occurred in 2007 and 2008. When a food crisis occurs, millions of people mired in poverty due to rising food prices coincided with a rise in oil prices. The impact of the twin crisis of 2008 was getting worried because it was the global financial crisis was also getting worse.

Food index UN Food and Agriculture Organisation up 6 percent in July. A World Bank economist, Andrew Burns said the rise in food prices is a source of concern for people around the world. Meanwhile, Head of Research Division of IMF, Thomas Helbling, said that rising food prices caused by supply problems are classic. If such shocks caused by supply problems are classic, price increases will stop and the next harvest period food prices will come back down to the normal price.

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