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Triple Hit for Developing Countries - Food, Fuel and Finance

Triple Hit for Developing Countries - Food, Fuel and Finance
Thursday, October 9, 2008
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    WASHINGTON, October 9, 2008  Developing countries are now facing a triple hit - food, fuel and finance, the World Bank President, Robert B Zoellick warned today. Speaking ahead of the annual meetings of the Bank and IMF, Mr Zoellick said governments must look beyond the financial crisis to contain a mounting human crisis that could push millions of the world’s poorest people to the brink of survival, and wipe out development gains.





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