"United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon, in an address at the World Food Summit, being held in
Ki-moon told the attendees that nations must minimize export restrictions and import tariffs during the food price crisis and quickly resolve world trade talks.
"The world needs to produce more food," Mr. Ban said. "Food production needs to rise by 50% by the year 2030 to meet rising demand."
The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization is hosting the three-day summit to try to solve the short-term emergency of increased hunger caused by soaring prices and to help poor countries grow enough food to feed their own."