Increased demand in emerging markets, combined with a series of failed harvests have sent food prices through the roof.
Malta (Country report)
Kuwait (Country report)
Last February, protests against the Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi spiralled into a civil war between Qaddafi’s security forces and supporters of the interim Transitional National Council (TNC) that seek to topple Qaddafi’s regime, as well as NATO forces siding with the TNC. The conflict has killed thousands and has crippled the Libyan economy.