Posted on 07/05/2008
Filed Under (General Issues) by paras

Bio Fuel Production A crime against Humanity.

Cost of food is now buzz word these days and news channels are flooded with news covering reason behind sudden rise in the cost of Rice and Wheat. A World Bank survey reveals that total reserve of Rice has gone down alarmingly and it is in lowest level for decade. Some of the major reasons behind lower production of Rice and ultimately rising cost of food may be summarized as follows.

  1. Rampant Urbanization with less and less cultivable land.
  2. Global warming has caused unusual pattern of weather.
  3. Switching of Food production to Cash crops like Sugarcane.
  4. Bio fuel production from crops like Maize and Mustard is widely encouraging farmers to shift toward it instead of Rice and wheat.

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