How did the Russia-Ukraine war trigger a global food crisis? | Explainer News

Russia’s war in Ukraine is preventing grain from leaving the “breadbasket of the world” and making food more expensive across the globe, threatening to worsen shortages, hunger, and political instability in developing countries. Together, Russia and Ukraine export nearly a third of the world’s wheat and barley, more than 70 percent of its sunflower oil … Read more

In Turkey, the tireless fight against violence against women

“Hundreds of women write letters to the authorities every day saying “I do not want to die”, and it is only when 18 men come to complain that justice is mobilized! ? », angrily launches Nursen, activist of the We Will Stop Femicide platform (“We will stop femicide”). In mid-April, the famous association announced that … Read more

Smoked salmon could disappear after fair work minimum wage rise

As the food industry faces a “perfect storm” of challenges, industry insiders fear an increase to the minimum wage could force businesses to break point. The director of a major food distributor has shared fears that growing struggles in the food and food service industry could cause popular items disappear from menus and price rises … Read more

Ukraine’s Besieged Farmers Fear War-Time Harvest ‘Hell’ | World News

MYKOLAIV, Ukraine (Reuters) – As 10-metre high mounds of sunflower meal smoulder among the blackened ruins of one of Ukraine’s top agricultural terminals, farmers in this front-line region are scrambling to survive a harvest under Russian fire. They see Russia’s shelling of the Nika-Tera port facility in the southern city of Mykolaiv on June 4 … Read more