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The project will work to: (1) bring an end to investor speculation using commodity index derivatives – the primary cause of recent global food price hikes; (2) make key financial institutions accountable for creating these dangerous investment products that violate the human right to food; and (3) seek re-regulation of global commodity speculation, a root cause of spiraling food costs

from the Guardian

Want to stop banks gambling on food prices? Try closing the casino

Want to stop banks gambling on food prices? Try closing the casino.

Why Kenya needs food, while welcoming refugees, fighting climate change, and seeing a resurgence of price spikes which bring more hungry to the table.