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14 September 2022 2 min reading

NEWS

France, Romania to agree deal to boost Ukrainian grain exports, transport minister says

France's transport minister said on Sunday he would sign an agreement with Romania to help increase Ukrainian grain exports to developing countries including to the Mediterranean.

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17 June 2022 5 min reading

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FAO and WFP warn of looming widespread food crisis

Conflict, weather extremes, economic shocks, the lingering impacts of COVID-19, and the ripple effects from the war in Ukraine push millions of people in countries across the world into poverty and hunger – as food and fuel price spikes drive nations closer to instability says new hunger hotspots report.

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08 June 2022 3 min reading

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Food protectionism on the rise

The Russia-Ukraine conflict has severely affected food production, sending prices soaring worldwide. It has also triggered protectionism of food products in many countries. After India, major EU food exporting nations such as Hungary have halted the export of certain crops. “We have about 22 countries now with 41 export restrictions or prohibitions on food,” said Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the head of the World Trade Organisation.

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24 May 2022 2 min reading

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Brazil cuts import tax on wheat

The Brazilian government cut import tariffs for several categories of goods, focusing on food staples in an attempt to reduce consumer inflation. Import tariffs on beef, chicken, corn, wheat flour, wheat, cookies and bakery products were eliminated through the end of the year.

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29 April 2022 3 min reading

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AGI launches StepUp4Ukraine collaboration

Recognizing the growing humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, Ag Growth International Inc. (AGI) announced a collaboration with the Mohawk Medbuy Corporation (MMC) and the St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation to purchase and deliver emergency medical equipment and supplies to the people of Ukraine.

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29 April 2022 2 min reading

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South American wheat exports soar to offset tighter Black Sea supplies

Record wheat crops in both Argentina and Brazil have provided ample exportable supplies as major importers scramble to find alternative sources of wheat amid the disruption to Ukraine exports.

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22 April 2022 2 min reading

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FAO calls for import financing facility for poorer nations at G20 meeting

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is calling for a global Food Import Financing Facility (FIFF) to help poorer countries deal with surging prices as a result of the war in Ukraine.

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15 April 2022 3 min reading

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EU grains exports to increase by 40% in 2022/23

According to the spring 2022 edition of the short-term outlook report published by the European Commission, EU grain production is projected to reach 297.7 million tonnes for the 2022 harvest. The Commission forecast that EU grain exports would increase by almost 40% to 41.4 million tonnes in 2022/23 season.

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07 April 2022 6 min reading

ARTICLE

New scenarios on global food security based on Russia-Ukraine conflict

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07 April 2022 6 min reading

ARTICLE

Overcoming the threats to global food systems from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

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07 April 2022 11 min reading

COUNTRY PROFILE

The Russia-Ukraine conflict poses big challenge for Egypt

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07 April 2022 6 min reading

NEWS

IGC condemns Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, calls for cease-fire

A declaration passed by the International Grains Council calls on Russia to ‘immediately and unconditionally’ cease its aggression against Ukraine.

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