CNN | India offered to help fix the global food crisis. Here’s why it backtracked

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

Potato Pro | Food crisis in Ukraine… South Korean domestic potato prices soar

Potato prices continue to rise. At the Garak Market in Seoul on the 4th, a box of 20 kg of potatoes was sold at KRW 75,367 (about USD 58.48). Compared to the average value (48,105 won) from 2019 to 2021, it rose by 57%. As of the 4th, the average price for a box of 20 kg of potatoes per week was KRW 71,747 (about USD 55.67).

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

ReliefWeb | The consequences of the war in Ukraine will be far-reaching

The Horn of Africa is experiencing one of its most severe droughts in recent history, with more than 15 million people acutely food insecure in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia.

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

Bloomberg Quint | Shortage of Ukraine Wheat Set to Push Somalia Inflation Past 10%

Somalia’s inflation is expected to surge past 10% unless the country gets good rains over the next two months to help ease pressure on food prices after losing wheat supplies from Ukraine, according to a top official at its central bank.

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.

World Economic Forum | The consequences of the war in Ukraine will be far-reaching

The Russian invasion into Ukraine will have far reaching consequences in a variety of areas: the situation has evolved into a humanitarian crisis, has turned food and energy security volatile and raises questions about the architecture of global security. These challenges will not be limited to Ukraine, but due to the globalised world we live in, will pose challenges across the globe. Both short- and long-term solutions must be found to ensure these consequences won't result into castastrophes upon catastrophes.

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