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World - International
8/30/2022 12:06:16 PM
Catastrophic monsoon floods in Pakistan have sent food prices skyrocketing, putting many staples out of the reach of the poor as the cash-strapped nation battles shortages.

World - International
8/17/2022 10:17:29 AM
British inflation surged to a new 40-year high in July on rising food prices, official data showed Wednesday, adding to a cost-of-living crisis as the country faces the prospect of recession.

World - International
7/20/2022 2:09:34 PM
Inflation in the United Kingdom has accelerated to a new 40-year high, driven by rising food and fuel prices that are contributing to a cost-of-living crisis.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
7/13/2022 2:37:17 PM
Russia and Ukraine met UN and Turkish officials on Wednesday in a bid to break a months-long impasse over grain exports that has seen food prices soar and millions face hunger.

Life & Style - Food
6/7/2022 1:05:18 PM
U.N. food agencies issued stark warnings about multiple, looming food crises , driven by climate “shocks” like drought and worsened by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine that have sent fuel and food prices soaring.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
6/2/2022 11:44:10 AM
The war in Ukraine is heaping further pressure on Africa's fast-growing population of vulnerable people, a UN refugee official says.

War in Ukraine - Economy
5/31/2022 12:49:48 PM
Eurozone inflation accelerated to another record high in May, data showed Tuesday, as the war in Ukraine stoked energy and food prices and threatened to flatline the economy.

Business - Economy
5/10/2022 1:18:01 PM
Egypt’s headline annual inflation rate accelerated to 14.9 percent in April, up from the 12.1 percent recorded in March and 4.4 percent in the corresponding month in 2021, the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) announced on Tuesday.

Business - Economy
4/20/2022 5:56:58 PM
The global rise in food prices is a major challenge for Egypt amid supply chain disruptions and the Russian war in Ukraine, Deputy Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Paolo Mauro told Ahram Online during a press briefing.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
4/20/2022 4:06:00 PM
Division Chief in the IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department Paolo Medas explains how the crisis in Ukraine could affect food prices and debt levels in Egypt and the Middle East region to Al-Ahram Weekly.

World - International
4/19/2022 1:01:06 PM
Global finance leaders are putting the growing crisis over food insecurity and skyrocketing food prices at center stage as members of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank meet in Washington and grapple with the brutal effects of Russia's war against Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Economy
4/8/2022 1:48:51 PM
Prices for food commodities like grains and vegetable oils reached their highest levels ever last month largely because of Russia's war in Ukraine and the "massive supply disruptions'' it is causing, threatening millions of people in Africa, the Middle East elsewhere with hunger and malnourishment, the United Nations said Friday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
4/7/2022 8:10:00 PM
With one crisis after another hitting the global economy, policymakers must approach economic development differently, according to experts at a recent conference.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/6/2022 5:00:00 PM
The European Union will provide Egypt with a grant worth €100 million in response to the surging food prices on the heels of Russia’s war on Ukraine, EU Ambassador Christian Berger said in a statement on Wednesday.

World - Region
4/2/2022 1:37:31 PM
The Muslim holy month of Ramadan, when the faithful fast from dawn to dusk, began at sunrise Saturday in much of the Middle East, where Russia's invasion of Ukraine has sent energy and food prices soaring.

World - Africa
3/31/2022 7:03:34 PM
A senior World Bank official called for more support for poor people globally Thursday as the war in Ukraine sends food prices soaring.

Egypt - Society
3/23/2022 3:33:28 PM
Egypt’s Armed Forces, under the directives of President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, has launched a nationwide campaign to provide low-cost food commodities to help reduce the burden of hiking prices on Egyptians ahead of the holy month of Ramadan.

Egypt - Society
3/15/2022 2:41:37 PM
A crisis committee to confront the impact of the current global crisis on strategic food commodities convened its first meeting on Monday chaired by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, ensuring that food prices will remain stable ahead of Ramadan, according to a statement by the Cabinet on Monday.

Business - Economy
3/14/2022 1:19:16 PM
Households across North Africa are rushing to stock up on flour, semolina and other staples as food prices rise following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, both key wheat exporters to the region.

Business - Economy
2/24/2022 5:10:00 PM
Just what a vulnerable world economy didn't need, a conflict that accelerates inflation, rattles markets and portends trouble for everyone from European consumers to indebted Chinese developers and families in Africa that face soaring food prices.

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