The price of food - high and low - has been at the centre of intense debate along with the means by which it is produced. The issue of sustainability is at the heart of discussion over fishing. These subjects have driven debates in all of our political institutions, including Europe, which plays a large part in agriculture and fisheries policies.
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The cost of food
is a special report in which BBC correspondents examine the impact of fluctuating food costs on people around the world.
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Another BBC Radio 4 programme which looks at the subject is the
The BBC's Search+ pages include one for
and you can also still read BBC Bloom's guide to