May 02, 2022 08:51 AM

Cover Story: Global Food Crisis Stalks the Starving as War, Covid Choke Supplies

The world is facing a looming food crisis as the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, known as the breadbasket of Europe, disrupts exports and planting of new crops in the region, threatening supplies to some of the hungriest people on the planet.

However, the conflict is just the latest shock to the global food system, which has already been severely impacted by disruptions to supply chains due to the Covid-19 pandemic and mounting effects of climate change.

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