World Bank: babies worst hit by high food prices
24.05.12 @ 09:44
- By Méabh Mc Mahon
The World Bank's Verbeek in Brussels (Photo: EUobserver)
Higher global food prices are hindering attempts to reach UN targets for proper nutrition and lower infant and mother mortality rates. Jos Verbeek - the author of a World Bank study on the problem - tells EUobserver how the food market is harming children's congnitive development.