less water have been produced by nature causing more and more dry lands and more conservation of water to residents in California. This conservation was made so more water was available for farmers to use for irrigation and their plants to grow. You can somewhat blame this on more infrastructures being built while the old and outdated ones not being cleared out. This
although far from food politics in a way can result to food politics because with more and more lands being cleared of nature being changed to buildings, pavements, and streets, causes the environment to be hotter, thus resulting in less rainfall that we experience as of late. With less rainfall equal less water for all of us, animals, and for the plants. Another issue that has grown recently is the price increase on international market prices of food. For example, rice that just 3 months ago is now tripled in that aspect, while corn has doubled in its price from 2 years ago. Although the cause of these international price spikes is unknown, one thing can be said is that in2006, with domestic markets starting to rise, multiple states wanted to keep it low, thus restricting exports. However, what they would not have expected is that, this led to domestic prices being stabilized with less food available to export, resulting in international price spikes that we face today.
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