Biofuelling Hunger: how the US corn ethanol policy drives up food prices in Mexico | ActionAid UK

Biofuelling Hunger: how the US corn ethanol policy drives up food prices in Mexico

Tens of thousands of people marched through the streets of Mexico City when the price of tortillas rose by 25% in late 2006. Mexico’s tortilla riots were the first to make international headlines as a global food crisis unfolded in 2007-8.

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