Here’s How to Help Ukraine Handle Putin’s Food Blockade
Creative storage and transport of the new harvest can undercut Russia’s weaponization of global hunger.
How Putin’s War Caused a Global Food Crisis
A “perfect storm” in agriculture is contributing to a global economic unwinding.
Russia’s Black Sea Blockade Will Turbocharge the Global Food Crisis
Lithuania’s call for a naval coalition to break Russia’s stranglehold on Ukraine’s exports hasn’t been taken up—yet.
War in Ukraine Is Worsening East Africa’s Food Crisis
Rising wheat, fuel, and fertilizer costs amid a historic drought could lead to mass hunger and instability throughout the Horn of Africa.
Kòltiz, a Patriotic Haitian Practice of Solidarity
Haitian collaborative groups affirm that “every human is human.”
Panicky Markets Are the Greatest Danger to Global Food Supply
The loss of Ukrainian and Russian wheat can be made up elsewhere.
Afghanistan’s Hungry Will Pay the Price for Putin’s War
The knock-on effects of Russia’s war on Ukraine are hammering wheat-dependent countries such as Afghanistan.
Russia’s Invasion Unleashes ‘Perfect Storm’ in Global Agriculture
Curtailed harvests and scarcer fertilizer all but promise hunger and hardship for tens of millions.
‘War in Ukraine Means Hunger in Africa’
The International Monetary Fund’s two top leaders discuss the global economic ramifications of Russia’s invasion.
In Sri Lanka, Organic Farming Went Catastrophically Wrong
A nationwide experiment is abandoned after producing only misery.
Forget Oil. Putin’s War Is Wrecking the Wheat Market.
Vulnerable countries, especially in the Middle East, rely on grain imports that are now under threat. It’s a recipe for disaster.
Southeast Asian Traders Are Paying the Cost of China’s Border Policies
The impact of a zero-tolerance COVID-19 policy goes beyond rotting fruits.
A Russia-Ukraine War Could Ripple Across Africa and Asia
Beware of food price spikes and revolutions if Ukrainian grain deliveries are disrupted.
Modi’s Farm Bills and Their Repeal Will Do Nothing for This Group
Bonded laborers, many of whom belong to the Dalit community, are owned by their landlords and work for little or no pay.
In Nigeria, Yam Prices Soar, and Culture Suffers
Yams mean wealth, power, and the holidays—if you can afford them.
Biden’s ‘America First’ Policies Are Spreading Global Pain
Like its blatant vaccine nationalism, the administration’s unchecked stimulus policies are hurting the world—especially the global poor.
Big Agriculture Is Best
The United States’ industrialized food system moved millions of people out of poverty and is better for the environment, too.