Food prices are rising in light of war and climate change (Globe Echo)
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The world is currently facing a massive food crisis that some have described as the worst since World War II, writes Globe Echo (UK). “The International Food Policy Research Institute warns that food prices will continue to rise this year, unless there is significant debt relief and support from the international community”.
“As the Russian war in Ukraine enters its second year, fears are renewed about the fate of the grain basket in the Black Sea region, which has become hostage to political and security tensions. Meanwhile, severe weather conditions in India, Pakistan, Argentina, East Africa and Europe are contributing to a decline in global food supplies and an increase in prices”.
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