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High Food Prices Prevented Nearly 20 Million People Emerge From Poverty in Asia and the Pacific

31 March 2011 Bangkok (UN ESCAP Information Services)     High food prices prevented 19.4 million people in the Asia-Pacific  region from climbing out of poverty last year and persisting food and oil inflation can keep up to an extra 42 million people poor in the region. Details here.