Europe’s Breadbasket

As war rages in Ukraine, farmers have abandoned their work mid-season to take up arms against Russia. Those who stayed behind are in a race to harvest their crops before stray rockets torch their fields.

Together, Ukraine and Russia produce 30% of global traded wheat and 12% of global calories — and 26 countries rely on the duo for food security. But the ongoing war between the two countries has stopped tractors in their tracks and engendered the greatest threat to the global food supply since World War II. Disruption to […]

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