Ukraine Crisis, Ripple Effects on the Transformation of Global Food Systems?

April 6, 2022 Eline Jacobse
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The Ukraine-Russia conflict affects international food supply. Over 50 countries are dependent on these two countries for feed, fertilizer and food. It casts doubts whether international markets will receive enough food to meet import needs. The situation underlines the need for more local production of sustainable food. Obviously, climate change can’t be ignored either. A

The Ukraine-Russia conflict affects international food supply. Over 50 countries are dependent on these two countries for feed, fertilizer and food. It casts doubts whether international markets will receive enough food to meet import needs. The situation underlines the need for more local production of sustainable food. Obviously, climate change can’t be ignored either.

A broad range of tech and biological innovations will be needed to secure stable food supplies. Harry Smit of Rabobank Food & Agri Research will share the bank’s observations on how the current situation in Ukraine may impact the transformation of global food systems.