High food prices have lead to violent riots in Mozambique, where seven people have been killed. Food and water costs have also risen. And food security is a world-wide problem, with wheat and meat prices rising globally.
Some of the richest countries are buying up large swatches of land in some of the poorest countries. Olivier De Schutter is the U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food. He discusses the ethical quandaries of this new colonialism with Living on Earth.
Feliciano dos Santos writes songs about hygiene and the value of latrines, and they're hits back in Mozambique. They've also won him the 2008 Goldman Prize for the promotion of human health. The World's Marco Werman reports.
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