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Burma cyclone adds to rice stock pressure
The International Rice Research Institute is warning the cyclone in Burma will put further pressure on an already tight supply of global food stocks.

A cyclone hit Burma's key rice growing region, the Irrawaddy delta, west of the capital, Rangoon.

The World Food Program is already facing a shortfall in food aid, thanks to low crops in Australia, and other rice-exporting countries limiting their trade of rice stocks.

The Institute's Beth Woods says the situation will also influence the price for rice, and no country will go unaffected.

"So anything that knocks production and export capacity in South East Asia doesn't just affect South East Asia," she said.

"It's likely to make the situation for a lot of very hungry, very poor people in Africa worse as well.

"So we are really a very interconnected global economy these days."
MGR Archive 11.5.2008
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