Ukraine’s frontline farmers fight to feed the world – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article On a 1,500-hectare parcel of Europe’s granary, Ukrainian farmer Grygorii Tkachenko is rebuilding his farm. Russian forces dropped Grad missiles and bullets on his land in early March, destroying buildings, machinery and half his livestock, leaving only a trail of devastation as they finally withdrew from the northeastern … Read more

UN warns ‘millions will die’ if Russia keeps Ukrainian Black Sea ports closed

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UN warns ‘millions will die’ if Russia keeps Ukrainian Black Sea ports closed

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Low rainfall in France adds a new cloud to the global food market

Farmers in Ukraine, like this one seen passing a Russian missile near Kharkiv, have reduced their wheat planting this year. French farmer Robin Lachaux is worried about his wheat. In normal years, it flowers and grows in May thanks to regular spring rains, but this year hot, dry conditions risk halting its progress. “If we … Read more

Low rainfall in France adds a new cloud to the global food market

Farmers in Ukraine, like this one seen passing a Russian missile near Kharkiv, have reduced their wheat planting this year. French farmer Robin Lachaux is worried about his wheat. In normal years, it flowers and grows in May thanks to regular spring rains, but this year hot, dry conditions risk halting its progress. “If we … Read more

Low rainfall in France adds a new cloud to the global food market

Farmers in Ukraine, like this one seen passing a Russian missile near Kharkiv, have reduced their wheat planting this year. French farmer Robin Lachaux is worried about his wheat. In normal years, it flowers and grows in May thanks to regular spring rains, but this year hot, dry conditions risk halting its progress. “If we … Read more

EU plans to help Ukraine’s food exports bypass Black Sea blockade – POLITICO

ŁÓDŹ, Poland — Brussels is proposing a way for some food exports to bypass Russia’s blockade of the Black Sea by taking the land route. The European Commission will unveil a plan on Wednesday to significantly increase the amount of food Ukraine, the agricultural heavyweight, can deliver to starving nations around the world via EU … Read more

To confront the “wheat disaster”… Iraq investigates the warehouses of two countries

And official Iraqi data revealed last Friday that Iraq’s strategic wheat storage does not cover the country’s needs for a month, heralding a suffocating crisis in the coming days. A report by the Office of Financial Supervision warned that the strategic storage of Iraqi wheat in the warehouses of the General Company for Grain Trade … Read more