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ETC group – Communiqué, September/October 2005; Issue #90
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Top 10 global food retailers
IAASTD/Ketill Berger, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Agricultural commodities the world have seen a decline in prices accompanied by wide fluctuations over the past decades. IAASTD projections of the global food system indicate a tightening of world food markets, with increasing market concentration in a few hands and rapid growth of global retail chains in all developing countries, natural and physical resource scarcity, and adverse implications for food security.