The next threat to global food supplies

FOOD PRICES are coming off their highs. Earlier in the year Russia’s invasion of Ukraine sent prices soaring as a blockade of Ukraine’s southern ports choked off grain exports. In mid-July a UN-brokered agreement saw the resumption of grain shipments from Ukraine, easing global prices. But as one

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Comment: Ida shows climate’s threat to global food supply

By Amanda Little / Bloomberg Opinion

As drought continues to punish food producers throughout the American West, Hurricane Ida has reminded us that the very opposite problem — raging storms and floods — not only imperils crop production but can devastate global food distribution networks.

Centralized shipping networks are vulnerable

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