CBS | Food shortages stemming from Ukraine war has world leaders scrambling

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.

Financial Times | G7 warns of global hunger crisis unless Russia lifts Ukraine blockade

German foreign minister says alternative export routes are urgently needed as wheat price soars

Euractiv | Nearly 25 million tonnes of grain stuck in Ukraine, says UN food agency

Ukrainian farmers started working in their fields amid the ongoing Russian invasion of the country. The European Council accepted a decision to instruct the European Commission to support Ukraine's agriculture and food security following a meeting held on 24-25 March 2022 in Brussels.

South China Morning Post | Vietnam coffee farmers turn to avocados and durians as Ukraine war pushes up fertiliser costs

An official said despite the extra income from these additional crops, farmers are still having to cut back investment in their coffee trees Vietnam, which buys large amounts of fertiliser from Ukraine and Russia, is the world’s biggest grower of the robusta variety used in instant drinks and espressos

IFPRI | The impact of the Ukraine crisis on the global vegetable oil market

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.

Food Tank | Food Banks Respond to Food Crisis as Russia’s War Against Ukraine Continues

As Russia’s war on Ukraine continues, food banks in Ukraine and across Europe are working to provide food aid for those under siege.

IFPRI | Do No Harm: Measured policy responses are key to addressing food security impacts of the Ukraine crisis

This blog post is part of a special series on the global and regional food security implications of rising food and fertilizer prices that began with the pandemic and are now exacerbated by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The blog series is edited by IFPRI Senior Research Fellows Joseph Glauber and David Laborde to offer a range of perspectives and analyses on both the short- and long-term impacts

UN Global Crisis Response Group | Global Crisis Response Group on Food, Energy and Finance

The war in Ukraine, in all its dimensions, is producing alarming cascading effects to a world economy already battered by COVID-19 and climate change, with particularly dramatic impacts on developing countries.

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