The UN agency Thursday said the number of desperately hungry children suffering from severe wasting continued to grow
The initiative has been backed by the European Union but received a cautious response from Kyiv, which is looking for ways to export the grain by land, without talking to the Russians
WTO director-general Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said trade ministers had struck an “unprecedented package of deliverables” which would make a difference to people’s lives across the planet
Prime Minister Wickremesinghe said this month Sri Lanka needed at least $5 billion to meet essential imports for the rest of the year
Bangladeshi Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi in his opening speech urged the global leaders and WTO not to put any ban on export of food items for any reasons so that any country faces any food crisis
The FAO also said in a report on Thursday that spiralling costs for farm inputs like fertiliser could deter growers from expanding production and worsen food security in poorer countries facing ...
Russia has seized large parts of Ukraine’s coast, blocking farm exports and driving up the cost of grain. Moscow blames the food crisis on sanctions restricting its own grain exports
Tens of thousands of people have been killed, millions forced to flee and towns turned into rubble since Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an all-out assault on his pro-Western neighbour on 24 ...
Cereal prices in Africa, the world’s poorest continent, have surged because of the slump in exports from Ukraine, sharpening the impact of conflict and climate change and sparking fears of social ...
Putin’s troops are now concentrating in the Donbas, in the east, where some of the fiercest fighting is centred on the industrial hub city of Severodonetsk
The decision was taken at a meeting held at the food ministry at secretariat on Tuesday with Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder in the chair
Putin and Erdogan discussed the situation in Ukraine with the focus on providing safe navigation in the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov
Bangladesh imported around seven million tonnes of wheat in 2021, with 65 per cent coming from neighbouring India
After two waves of Covid-19 pandemic, now the Russia-Ukraine war may expose the world to another crisis, prime minister’s press secretary Ihsanul Karim quoted her as saying