A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
Climate change is already having a negative impact on agricultural production in Russia, especially grain production, the sector most dependent on weather and climate factors.
The world’s largest commodity traders have a significant impact on the modern agri-food system.
A key factor in global food price volatility is the way that states react to disruptions in supply.