Rome, 5 December 2022 – Germany has granted EUR 30 million to the UN’s Worldwide Fund for Agricultural Enhancement (IFAD) to assistance bad rural communities cope with the impacts of the world foods, fertilizer and vitality crisis. Germany’s funding will be channelled as speedy guidance, as a result of present
An uninterrupted series of crises
The impact of the war between the Russian Federation and Ukraine can be understood in the context of the crises that have affected the world economy over the past 15 years: the 2008 global financial crisis, the economic tensions between the United States
November 25, 2022 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada
Global food insecurity has been increasing dramatically over the past several years, and it is now being further and directly exacerbated by Russia’s illegal and unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine. Countries around the globe are experiencing the effects of insecurity on
When the United Nation’s World Food Programme sets records, it does not bode well for the world. Since 2020, when the programme assisted 116 million people, each year has been record-breaking. This year it will assist over 150 million people.
Acute hunger is driven by three things: conflicts, climatic shocks
WASHINGTON, Sept 30 (Reuters) – The Ukraine war’s disruptions to grain and fertilizer flows have prompted the worst food security crisis since at least the one following the 2007-2008 global financial meltdown, with some 345 million people now facing life-threatening shortages, the International Monetary Fund said on Friday.
Food insecurity has been rising since 2018. Even before Russia’s invasion
of Ukraine, the increasing frequency and severity of climate shocks,
regional conflicts and the pandemic were all taking their toll, disrupting
food production and distribution, and driving up the cost of feeding people
The situation took an
The global food crisis is a result of the West’s “predatory policies,” Russia’s President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday.
“The West is provoking a global food crisis … The cost of food on the world market has returned to the levels of the beginning of the year, but it
The war in Ukraine has demonstrated how international efforts to counter Russia are severely hamstrung by an uncomfortable reality: Isolating the Kremlin comes with a cost in the form of massive risks to global food security.
The sanctions regime against Russia has disrupted the food supply chain. As the biggest
The Colorado River drought is so bad you can see it from space. Lake Powell and Lake Mead, which supply drinking water to millions of people in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, Nevada, Arizona, and California, are each currently down to just 27% of their capacity, a near-complete collapse
The world couldn’t have been hungrier for it — in the most literal of ways. Which is why when the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres unveiled a deal last week to restart Ukrainian grain exports, he was almost unrelentingly effusive, calling the agreement a “beacon on the Black Sea.” It