Aid Groups Cope with High Food Prices

Teaching self-sufficiency and sustainable agriculture, and injecting money instead of just food into local economies are some ways NGOs are adapting
A Somali women carries a sack of food aid on her head to her makeshift home on the road along the Juba river in southern Somalia near the village of Jamame STEPHEN MORRISON/AFP/Getty Images

People from Kansas to Kenya are feeling the pinch of rising food prices. No wonder heads of state came to Rome for a three-day summit starting June 3 to figure out how to combat soaring costs for everything from wheat to dairy products.

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