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
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.
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.
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
National Farmers Union and Farmers Union Enterprises, owned by the state Farmers Union organisations in Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana, are donating $125,000 to help with the humanitarian and agricultural crisis in Ukraine.
NOW online, the WFO Technical Assessment showing the impacts and consequences of the war in Ukraine on the global farming community.
Spring sowing has just begun across western Ukraine, but with the raging war in the country the prospects of completing it successfully look bleak for many Ukrainian farmers.
Raising the alert of Russian nuclear forces is a bone-chilling development. The prospect of nuclear conflict, once unthinkable, is now back within the realm of possibility. The security and safety of nuclear facilities must also be preserved. It’s time to stop the horror unleashed on the people of Ukraine and get on the path of diplomacy and peace.
The Currency | The situation in African countries where they feel they can’t rely on the West means they’re hedging their bets
The food insecurity triggered by Russia's invasion of Ukraine will cause deep problems in Africa, where nearly half of the continent depends on Russia and Ukraine for food staples. Africa is already a new front in a new Cold War.