Jayati Ghosh, The Guardian | January 9, 2009
A key topic a few months ago, the food crisis has now disappeared from the headlines. ++ Unfortunately this does not mean that the situation has improved; on the contrary, the financial crisis is likely to bring a series of negative repercussions. ++ It will hinder governments of developing countries from increasing needed investment in agriculture, which is likely to intensify the emergency. ++ "The 'silent tsunami' has simply been overwhelmed in public awareness by the much noisier tsunami in the world of international finance."