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Vietnam's rice crisis

Nguyen Qui Duc reports on how rising food costs are affecting people in Vietnam: the country is a major producer of rice and the government has halted exports to try and keep prices down at home, but even so, many Vietnamese are struggling to cope.

Business, Finance & Economics

Egypt's bread crisis

Ursula Lindsey reports from Cairo that Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak took action today to address the "bread crisis" in his country; Egypt is the world's second largest importer of wheat and has been hit hard by the increase in global food prices.

Business, Finance & Economics

Somali food protests

The global food crisis hit Somalia today where thousands of people protested in the capital, Mogadishu, as traders are refusing to sell food for anything except US dollars; Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with reporter Mohammed Olad Hassan in Mogadishu.

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Aid for Asian rice farmers

Soaring food prices are becoming too costly for nearly a billion rice eaters around the world, so costly that The Asian Development Bank is holding a special meeting in Spain and is considering granting more aid to Asian rice farmers