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|· Warning of instability and backlash for economies
· Progress on development goals could be wiped out
"If not handled properly, this crisis could result in a cascade of others ... and become a multidimensional problem affecting economic growth, social progress and even political security around the world," UN's Ban told the conference.
World Bank estimates food prices have risen by an average of 83% in the past three years
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