Magazines Archives - 2008 June
Global food crisis
Story 1 - One Viewpoint
Part 1 of this article looked at the worlds soaring food prices and
how the situation had escalated into a global crisis. Part 2 now takes
a closer look at the key causes of the sky-rocketing prices and the
concomitant challenges confronting governments and major
international organisations. Would the world succeed in curbing and
resolving the crisis? It has to simply because the alternative would
be catastrophic. Asian retailers can and must help in what is no
longer just a kink in the supply chain.
by Steven HL Goh
Steven HL Goh is the executive chairman of RETAIL ASIA. He is also the CEO of The Business Company, a consulting firm advising multinational retailers on retail strategies and business development opportunities in the Asia-Pacific.
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