EU food policy implications of the war in Ukraine

The impact of Russia’s war in Ukraine on EU food markets has been immediate, with many companies already struggling with shortages of food ingredients and packaging materials. EU countries are in very different positions regarding their dependency on Russian and Ukrainian imports. FoodDrinkEurope, which represents the European food industry, cautions that stocks of some critical […]

World Bank, IMF, WFP and WTO call for urgent coordinated action on food security

The heads of the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) and the WTO issued a joint statement on 13 April urging coordinated action to help vulnerable countries address growing threats to food security. The proposed actions include providing emergency food supplies and deploying financial support to households […]