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

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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.