Sri Lanka's political crisis is hitting the country's citizens hard. Inflation has people skipping meals, as food prices soar. And fuel has become a scarce and prohibitively expensive commodity.
Argentina is struggling to deal with spiraling food inflation, driven by soaring commodity prices worldwide, the war in Ukraine and the lingering effects of the pandemic. Millions in Argentina are relying on food aid.
The war in Ukraine is having a drastic impact on Africa. Prices for wheat, gas and gasoline are at record highs. Crisis regions could see things get worse than they already are.
World food commodity prices reached their highest levels ever in March, as war in #Ukraine spreads shocks through markets. The @FAO Food Price Index averaged 159.3 points in March, up 12.6% from Feb 2022 and was 33.6% higher than in March 2021.
4 Dec 2020
Nigerians express fears of a bleak Christmas as food prices rise