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Global rice supply: Video snapshots

From Ghana in west Africa to the west coast of the US, BBC correspondents around the world examine the impact of steep rises in the price of rice.

PHILIPPINES: RICE WAREHOUSE RAID

Jonathan Head joins police in the Philippines as they raid a warehouse suspected of hoarding rice.

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Police raid rice warehouse

INDIA: RICE PRICING FOR THE POOR

Sanjoy Majumder explains how efforts by the Indian government to make rice affordable are being undermined by shortages in supply.

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How India's rice pricing scheme works

GHANA: HOPES FOR NEW HYBRID

Will Ross reports from Ghana on a new project that aims to boost local rice production to meet levels of demand.

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View from a market in Ghana

UK: PRICE RISE HITS CURRY HOUSES

The doubling of the price of rice in the UK has had an impact on businesses, Nick Ravenscroft discovers at an Indian restaurant.

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How the rising cost is affecting business

US: GPS PLANE PLANTS RICE

Planes with global positioning technology are being used to plant rice in California as farmers try to increase yield. Rajesh Mirchandani reports.

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GPS enabled plane plants rice in California





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