food crisis

Brexit ramps up UK food bills by GBP 6 billion: LSE study

Food prices were pushed higher by the rising cost of extra checks and requirements on EU imports, the LSE noted in the report.

published on : 1st December 2022

First shipment of Ukraine grain set to leave Odessa port: Turkey

On July 22, Ukraine and Russia signed a landmark deal with Turkey and the United Nations aimed at easing a global food crisis caused by blocked Black Sea grain deliveries.

published on : 1st August 2022

Russia's foreign minister, on African tour, denies 'so-called food crisis'

Western countries have repeatedly pointed out that food is exempt from their sanctions on Russia and have blamed Moscow for the global crisis.

published on : 27th July 2022

Cash-strapped Lebanon approves USD 150 million loan to import wheat

Lebanon is grappling with an unprecedented financial crisis, branded by the World Bank as one of the planet's worst since the 1850s.

published on : 26th July 2022

Ukraine and Russia sign UN-backed landmark deal to resume grain exports

Diplomats expect grain to start fully flowing for the first time since Russia's invasion of its Western-backed neighbour by the middle of August.

published on : 23rd July 2022

UK inflation hits new 40-year high of 9.4%; rising food and fuel costs add to woes 

The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) jumped to 9.4 per cent last month from 9.1 per cent in May, the Office for National Statistics said in a statement.

published on : 20th July 2022

Severe blow to food security efforts if Ukraine conflict does not give way to dialogue, diplomacy: India 

World food prices are already climbing, and the war is making things worse, preventing some 20 million tonnes of Ukrainian grain from getting to the Middle East, North Africa and parts of Asia.

published on : 20th July 2022

Economics of war: Europe stares at food, energy shortage as Ukraine-Russia conflict drags on

The continent relies on Russian natural gas, and higher energy prices are flowing through to factories, food costs and fuel tanks.

published on : 18th July 2022

World Food Programme official to visit Sri Lanka amid looming food shortage

Experts have warned of a possible shortage of rice and other essential food items from September this year because of lower production.

published on : 11th June 2022

Vladimir Putin blames West for food, energy crises

Putin also said Western sanctions against Russia would only worsen world markets reducing the harvest and driving up prices.

published on : 4th June 2022

Russia slams sanctions, seeks to blame West for food crisis 

President Vladimir Putin told Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi that Moscow “is ready to make a significant contribution to overcoming the food crisis through the export of grain and fertilizer.

published on : 27th May 2022

Hunger games: World food crisis and G7 hypocrisy

India certainly doesn’t own the copyright on export bans.

published on : 22nd May 2022

US, banks, unveil plan to ease food crisis from Russia’s war

Russia and Ukraine produce a third of the world’s wheat supply, and the loss of commodities due to the war has resulted in soaring food prices and uncertainty about the future of food security.

published on : 18th May 2022

G7 warn of Ukraine grain crisis, ask China not to aid Russia

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock, who hosted a meeting of top G-7 diplomats, said the war had become a “global crisis.”

published on : 15th May 2022

G7 warn of Ukraine grain crisis, ask China not to aid Russia 

"Russia's war of aggression has generated one of the most severe food and energy crises in recent history which now threatens those most vulnerable across the globe," the group said.

published on : 14th May 2022

Ukraine's other fight: Growing food for itself and the world

Ukraine and Russia account for a third of global wheat and barley exports, leaving millions across North Africa, the Middle East and parts of Asia facing the potential loss of access to the supplies.

published on : 29th March 2022

Ukraine war threatens food supplies in fragile Arab world

Ukraine and Russia account for a third of global wheat and barley exports, which countries in the Middle East rely on to feed millions of people who subsist on subsidized bread and bargain noodles.

published on : 28th March 2022