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One year since Russian invasion, concerns grow over global food affordability

One year since Russian invasion, concerns grow over global food affordability

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One year since Russia invaded Ukraine, UN food security experts are more concerned than ever about the global cost of living crisis that the war has fuelled. 

In 2023, they’ve warned that the conflict could leave many developing countries – and particularly in Africa - facing potentially dire shortages of the essential foodstuffs that they used to import from the Black Sea neighbours.  

With more on how the international community is coming together to tackle this affordability crunch, here’s Beth Bechdol, Deputy Director General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), with UN Geneva’s Michele Zaccheo. 

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Michele Zaccheo, UN News - Geneva
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