A month ago, as Russia's war in Ukraine pushed the world to the brink of a food crisis, India's prime minister Narendra Modi offered to help countries facing shortages
UNITED NATIONS — With global hunger levels at a new high, the United Nations chief said Wednesday he is in “intense contacts” with Russia and other key countries and is “hopeful” of an agreement to allow the export of grain stored in Ukrainian ports and ensure Russian food and fertilizer have unrestricted access to global markets.
The U.S. and the United Nations are working to get grains and essential food moving out of closed ports in war-torn Ukraine. On Wednesday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, and the World Food Program Executive Director David Beasley began two days of meetings at the U.N. in an effort to rectify food crises in Ukraine and across the world.
German foreign minister says alternative export routes are urgently needed as wheat price soars
World's second-largest producer of wheat announces ban amid shortage caused by war in Ukraine
Russia's war on Ukraine has sent grain prices skyrocketing - a worry for consumers worldwide but potentially a boon for producers like Argentina, which hopes an influx of soybean "agridollars" will boost its faltering economy.
Arabian Business | Brazil boosts food supplies to Arab nations hit by the impact of the Russia-Ukraine crisis
Brazil’s wheat exports to the Arab nations reached $285.86 million in Q1 2022, marking a 438 percent increase compared to the same period last year
The 2022 Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC), produced by United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the World Food Programme and the European panel, released on Wednesday, says that the number of people who do not have adequate food has grown to 193 million in 53 countries. In 2021 alone, the number of hungry increased by 40 million.
This blog post examines the unfolding war's impacts on the global market for vegetable oils, including additional factors affecting prices such as biofuel policies and export restrictions in the Black Sea and elsewhere.
As Russia’s war on Ukraine continues, food banks in Ukraine and across Europe are working to provide food aid for those under siege.