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Sharp rise in grain prices


The UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation has called an extraordinary meeting in Rome to discuss the rising price of grain.

BBC's David Loyn reports on the effects of the sharp rise on poor countries.

And the government's chief scientific advisor Professor John Beddington talks about UK's current and long term grain security situation.

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