Estimates suggest that Russia’s war on Ukraine has resulted in direct and indirect losses to the agriculture sector amounting to more than US$40 billion.
The agreement that has allowed for the safe export of grain from Ukraine makes food more accessible to those who are one step away from a humanitarian disaster.
Unless action is taken to enable food exports from Ukraine, economist Vitalii Dankevych predicts that the world will see a humanitarian crisis.
The number of malnourished people may rise by more than 8 million in the coming year as a result of Russia’s war on Ukraine.
As Russia’s war on Ukraine continues, farmers are facing shortages of labor and supplies.