IMF says Ukraine war prompts worst global food crisis since at least 2008

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.

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Global food insecurity and famine from reduced crop, marine fishery and livestock production due to climate disruption from nuclear war soot injection

We use a state-of-the-art global climate model to calculate the climatic and biogeochemical changes caused by a range of stratospheric soot injections, each associated with a nuclear war scenario18 (Tables 1 and 2). Simulated changes in surface air temperature, precipitation and downward direct and diffuse solar radiation are used

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How Drought and War Are Really Affecting the Global Food Supply

“A couple of days ago, there were headlines saying South Dakota’s corn crop was unusually low this year—and they have a terrible drought—and that Nebraska was a little below normal,” says Daniel Sumner, an economist and director of the Agricultural Issues Center at the University of California, Davis. “But as

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G7 warns Russia-Ukraine war stoking global food crisis | Russia-Ukraine war News

The Group of Seven leading economies have warned that the war in Ukraine is stoking a global food and energy crisis that threatens poor countries, and urgent measures are needed to unblock stores of grain that Russia is preventing from leaving Ukraine.

German foreign minister Annalena Baerbock, who hosted a

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Trade Barriers From the Ukraine War Are Sending Food Prices Higher

In a speech last week, Janet L. Yellen, the Treasury secretary, said the pandemic and the war had revealed that American supply chains, while efficient, were neither secure nor resilient. While cautioning against “a fully protectionist direction,” she said the United States should work to reorient its trade relationships toward

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Ukraine war drives international food prices to ‘new all-time high’ |

“It is now more than two years that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to negatively impact our lives, our health and our economies,” said FAO chief QU Dongyu.

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War in Ukraine sends global food prices surging to record high : NPR

Workers plow wheat in Husakiv village in western Ukraine late last month. Russia and Ukraine account for a large percentage of global wheat exports.

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Workers plow wheat in Husakiv village in western Ukraine late last month. Russia and Ukraine account for a

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