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A Closer Look: Can Ukraine’s Grain Deal Ease The Global Food Crisis?

LONDON (Reuters) – An agreement to free up vital grain exports from Ukraine’s southern Black Sea ports that was due to expire on Nov. 19 was extended on Thursday for 120 days. The agreement, originally reached in July, created a protected sea transit corridor and was designed to alleviate global food shortages by allowing exports …

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Analysis: Scattered wheat farming in Ukraine spells more trouble for global food security

Winter wheat cultivation area in Ukraine decreased by more than 40% The rapeseed area holds up as growers prioritize oilseeds A similar trend is expected in the spring with less maize being planted Kyiv/LONDON (Reuters) – War, rains and economic hardship have decimated Ukraine’s wheat cultivation, depriving the country of vital export earnings in 2023 …

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Global food supplies at risk as Russia withdraws from Black Sea deal

Wheat supplies to Africa, East in danger after Russia retreat Europe saw corn shortages as Ukrainian supplies hit Australia unlikely to help book cargo slots until February SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Russia’s weekend retreat from a U.N.-brokered deal to export Black Sea grain is likely to affect shipments to import-dependent countries, deepening the global food crisis …

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Serbia, Albania and North Macedonia agree to share surplus energy and food

Albania’s Prime Minister Edi Rama, North Macedonia’s Prime Minister Dimitar Kovacevski and Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vucic hold a press conference following the meeting of Western Balkan and European Union leaders in Brussels, Belgium on June 23, 2022. REUTERS/Joanna Giron/File photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BELGRADE (Reuters) – Three countries …

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Analysis: Scientists look to solve the ozone threat to Africa’s food security

ABERGUINGREEN, Wales (Reuters) – Botanist Felicity Hayes inspects her crops in one of eight small domed greenhouses in the hills of Wales. Spring planted peas and papayas are green and green leaves, and soon bear fruit. In a nearby greenhouse, those same plants look sick and stunted. Pigeon peas are yellow aged with patterned leaves. …

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Ukrainians face a brave nuclear menace to escape from the Russian-controlled south

ZAPORIZIA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Thousands of people fleeing Russian-controlled areas of southern Ukraine have arrived in a city near Europe’s largest nuclear plant despite fears of a radioactive leak from the fighting. For many, the bombing of their towns poses a more immediate danger. Even in a country still haunted by the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, …

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Carlsberg unit in Poland could stop production; Carbon dioxide shortage threatens the food industry

A picture of the Carlsberg beer logo is seen at the entrance to a bar in Brussels, Belgium on March 10, 2016. REUTERS/Yves Hermann Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Gdansk (Reuters) – Danish brewery Carlsberg (CARLb.CO) in Poland may cut or halt beer production due to a lack of carbon …

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