This section offers an insight into the media coverage on the issues impacting the agricultural sector as a result of the Ukraine crisis.
Financial Times | Egypt looks to local farmers as grain market tightens
Global turmoil pushes world’s largest wheat importer to boost domestic harvest
Daily Sabah | Turkey engages in talks with Russia on sea route for Ukrainian exports
Ankara and Moscow will engage in talks to create a potential sea corridor that will free up Ukrainian agricultural exports, as Russia’s top diplomat is set to pay a visit to Turkey next week.
The Washington Post | UN chief `hopeful’ of Ukraine grain deal to help food crisis
UNITED NATIONS — With global hunger levels at a new high, the United Nations chief said Wednesday he is in “intense contacts” with Russia and other key countries and is “hopeful” of an agreement to allow the export of grain stored in Ukrainian ports and ensure Russian food and fertilizer have unrestricted access to global markets.
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.
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.