How will developing nations be able to pay for the sharply increased cost of fuel? How seriously affected is food production in the Third World? What about the political stability of the least developed countries? John W. Sewell (right), vice-president of the Overseas Development Council, and James W. Howe, a Senior Fellow of the council, give their knowledgeable insight on these and other questions. A major purpose of the ODC is to keep the urgency of the challenges of world development before the public. The above two men were interviewed in ODC headquarters in Washington, D. C." by Plain Truth regional editor Dexter Faulkner. QUESTION - PLAIN TRUTH: What do you see is likely to happen to the world economy as a result of the remarkable rise in the cost of petroleum? ANSWER - HOWE: There are two separate impacts of the rising price of petroleum.
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