Food campaign news
Stop bankers betting on food: our campaign to curb commodity speculation
Banks are earning huge profits from betting on food prices in unregulated financial markets. This creates instability and pushes up global food prices, making poor families around the world go hungry and forcing millions into deeper poverty.
Big investment banks are betting on the price of staple foods, like wheat, maize and soya. This is causing food prices to rise and making people go hungry.
WDM is campaigning to put pressure on the UK government to back European proposals regulating betting on food prices in financial markets.
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affecting the world's poorest people by looking at our resources.
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