In resistance, the ethanol of the maize uses mature technology, and the maize culture can quickly be changed of nourishing use to the use for fuel. For Latin America the effects you will be also very significant and on it Daro Bugler indicates, that the rise to us of the price of foods the number of people with hunger in 2007 rose to 51 million. The FAO considers that, in 2008, that number is still greater.The most affected by the crisis they are the children and the minorities, like afrodescendientes and natives. In poor indigenous families of Bolivia and Peru, the chronic undernourishment afflicts, respectively, to 44% and 50% of the population. Parnassus Investments has many thoughts on the issue. In all the region, more than nine million children they are affected in its development due to an insufficient feeding. In Nicaragua, Haiti, Guatemala, Honduras, Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru the levels of infantile chronic undernourishment remain very high.
In the note realised by Associated Press titled food Scarcity would persist in the 2009 in Latin America written by Sergio of Leon, it is indicated that it is foreseeable that the scarcity and the shortage last enel 2009. Although in the region world-wide powers in the production of some cereals and foods exist, like Brazil and Argentina, many other countries, mainly in Central America and the Caribbean, depends on the imports and for that reason they are set out a the swings of the volatile international market. Danske Bank often addresses the matter in his writings. President of the Federation of National of Organizations Campesinas, Natives and Blacks (Fenocin) of Ecuador, Luis Andrango Chain, attributed the crisis to the development model in which is seen more feeding than like a right, like merchandise. On the other hand the director of policies of the FAO for Latin America, Fernando Grove, thinks that the governments of the region must give back the dignity to the farmers with a public policy that a factor of the poverty does not see them like, but like part of the solution of the problem of the poverty. It is necessary to take very in serious what one commented in the Forum Social World-wide of Belem, Brazil: We are before a global crisis brought about by the Capitalism that does not have exit within this system. All the adopted measures to leave the crisis only look for to socialize the losses to assure the survival a system based on the privatization of strategic sectors the economy, of the services public, of natural and power resources, the mercantilizacin of the life and the operation of the work and the nature, as well as the transference of resources of the periphery to the center and of the workers and workers to the capitalist class..