Ukraine has started its wartime winter harvest in the Odesa region, however, with the ongoing closure of ports and farmers’ lack of space to keep their produce, it is unlikely it will change the course of the path toward a global food crisis.
At Oleksandr Peretiatko’s farm in central Ukraine, the harvest is just days away. In normal times, the crops would be sent off to ports on the Black Sea for export around the world.
New York Daily Gazzette | Ukraine to be partnered with USDA to Strengthen Agricultural Collaboration and Fight Global Food Insecurity
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced a Memorandum of Understanding between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food in Ukraine to enhance coordination on agriculture.
Ukraine's desperate farmers trapped by grain blockade. As the blockage of Ukrainian grain stokes fears of a global food crisis, the obstacles are piling up for Ivanova, who employs 76 people.
More Japanese farmers are planning to lower their rice production and switch to wheat and soybean this year amid rising grain prices caused by Russia's war in Ukraine, according to a government survey.
Food prices have been on the rise in the past few months, and export bans have followed. Rice could be next in line. The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization Food Price Index already shows international rice prices creeping up for the fifth straight month to reach a 12-month high.
Russia's war in Ukraine has disrupted global food supplies, driving up demand and prices for wheat. But after months of drought, many western Kansas farmers won’t have a crop to sell.
Global turmoil pushes world’s largest wheat importer to boost domestic harvest
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The Hindu | Global wheat prices jump after India export ban and Ukraine war: Food and Agriculture Organisation
Last month, India announced that it was banning wheat exports in a bid to check high prices amid concerns of wheat output being hit by the scorching heat wave.