Historic Food Crisis throughout the world continues

Somalia Famine Mounds of dirt and stones mark 14 graves of children who recently died from malnutrition and measles in Somalia. The Horn of African country is suffering from its worst drought in decades, with millions of Somalis in need of food, aid and humanitarian assistance

Revelations 18:23:’For the merchants were the great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived.’

Important Takeaways:

  • Russia’s war in Ukraine sparked a historic food crisis. It’s not over
  • Grain is once again leaving Ukrainian ports. The price of fertilizer is falling sharply. Billions of dollars in aid has been mobilized.
  • Yet the world is still in the grips of the worst food crisis in modern history, as Russia’s war in Ukraine shakes global agricultural systems already grappling with the effects of extreme weather and the pandemic. Market conditions may have improved in recent months, but experts do not expect imminent relief.
  • That means more pain for vulnerable communities already struggling with hunger. It also boosts the risk of starvation and famine in countries such as Somalia, which is contending with what the United Nations describes as a “catastrophic” food emergency.
  • All the major causes of the food crisis are still with us

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