UN Food and Agricultural Chief 'Speculation Is an Important Cause of High Prices'

In a SPIEGEL interview, José Graziano da Silva, 62, the new head of the United Nations aid organization FAO, discusses his plans to combat hunger as well as his efforts to limit speculation and the impact it has on dramatically fluctuating food prices.
Somalian refugees at a camp in Kenya: "We need sustainable agriculture tailored to regional conditions."

Somalian refugees at a camp in Kenya: "We need sustainable agriculture tailored to regional conditions."

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Interview conducted by Susanne Amman and Michaela Schiessl