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Percent rise in overall global food prices, 2005-08 83 Percent decline in global cereal stocks, 2006-07 to 5 2007-08 Years since global stocks have been as low as they were in 25 2007-08 Consecutive years of severe drought in Australia, as of 6 2007 Global rank of Australia as cereal exporter, 2004 3rd Percent rise in global demand for meat, 1997-2007 29 Average kilograms of grain required to produce a kilogram 5 of meat Percent rise in world average spot average spot price of 154 oil, May 2005 to April 2008 Food share of household spending in the United States, 10 percent In poor households in Nigeria 52 In poor households in Pakistan 55 Estimated annual global spending on pet food $42 billion Estimated annual value of wasted food, U.S. households $43 billion SOURCES: Food prices: World Bank. Cereal...

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