Food shortages in Indonesiathreaten half the people

09 July 1998

Food shortages in Indonesia
threaten half the people

NEARLY half of Indonesias population faces acute food shortages following a prolonged drought and worsening economic crisis, the Food and Agriculture Organisation, in Rome, said yesterday.

Fewer people are able to buy food because of high unemployment and rising prices.

  • The Independent 09/07/98 page 13

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