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
Once self-sufficient nation reels from fall-out of ill-conceived shift to organic agriculture, compounded by fuel shortages.
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).
German foreign minister says alternative export routes are urgently needed as wheat price soars
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Times of India | Farmers in Uttar Pradesh avoid government centres as wheat price ‘rises’ due to Ukraine war
Heavy export of wheat from India to the Middle East and European countries due to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war has resulted in unprecedented increase in wheat prices in the open markets in Pilibhit.