Posts Tagged ‘rice’

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    The Price of Rice

    Apr 13, 11 • 121 Views • Demand, Supply, and Markets, Developing Economies, Economic Debates, International Trade and FinanceNo Comments

    What would make you switch what you eat every day? The Indonesian government is using an ad campaign to try to get people to change their daily diet. Their slogan is, “One Day No Rice.” With per person consumption at 275 pounds of rice a year,...

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    Happy Rice Farmers

    Feb 8, 11 • 113 Views • Demand, Supply, and Markets, Developing EconomiesNo Comments

    With a typical Egyptian household spending 38.3% of its budget on food in 2008, you can see why soaring food prices could fuel turmoil. But what about the other side? For Senegal farmer and trader, Ndeye Sarr Diop, rising rice prices were an opportunity. The...