Addressing Inflation Requires Global Food Systems Transformation

With food prices playing such a significant role in inflation, particularly in the Global South, many hoped that the long-awaited grain shipments from Ukraine would start to bring relief from the global food and cost-of-living crisis. However, the conflict’s...

Ukraine War: How It Impacts Food

, and beyond the increases in oil and gas prices at the pump or the heating bill, the reach of this war extends to your table – if you have one to eat from, or if you have prospects of a regular meal. While there are many ways in which food prices will be affected,...

Covid-19: Agri will show its worth in third wave

The second wave of Covid-19 infections appears to be moderating across South Africa, bringing hope for the start of economic recovery. But let’s not get our hopes up too soon, warns Lucius Phaleng, agricultural economist at the National Agricultural Marketing...