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Could Russia's invasion of Ukraine trigger a global food crisis? | Inside Story

VideosCould Russia's invasion of Ukraine trigger a global food crisis? | Inside Story

Russia’s war on Ukraine has created fears of a global food crisis.
The two countries supply a third of the world’s wheat, and are major exporters of barley, corn and sunflower oil.
Fighting has disrupted exports, leading to record prices.
Many countries in the Middle East and Africa depend on importing wheat from Russia and Ukraine.
So, will the higher prices put global food security at risk?

Presenter: Folly Bah Thibault

Guests:

Patrick Mardini – Economist, Leadenhall International for Market Solutions.

David Laborde Debucquet – Senior Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute.

Daragh McDowell – Geopolitical Risk Consultant.

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