Tom Lines

Tom Lines has followed the commodity markets for more than 30 years, as a financial journalist, a university lecturer and a consultant. His book, Making Poverty: A History, is published by Zed Books.


Why Farmers Still Struggle When Food Prices Rise

One of the major drivers of change in the agricultural sector has been fluctuations in the price of different commodities. For developing countries, such changes have had a disastrous impact and urgent steps need to be taken to return their agricultural sectors to a sustainable footing.

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