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Soaring Food Costs Hit Indonesian Families' Budgets

Date Published: 
07/20/2011
Summary: 

Travel across indonesia's most populous island -- Java -- and it's hard to imagine going hungry here. (..) JOSETTE SHEERAN, U.N. World Food Program: We saw the number increase by 140 million people, virtually overnight in 2008. So we went from about 900, 860 million hungry people in the world to a billion in about a year's time span.