Market Digest: stories from around the world
Phelim O'Neill
Updates from Ukraine, Mexico, United States and China.
3 March 2023 News
Mid-March D-day looms for Black Sea grain deal
An extension of the deal brokered by the United Nations between Russia and Ukraine on grain exports through Black Sea ports remains uncertain.
1 March 2023 Features
Farming on the frontline: ‘We keep our weapons ready’
In our series sharing stories of Ukrainian farmers on the frontline, Ihor Pavliuk talks to tillage farmer Anatoly Petrenko, who is ready to face climate challenges, financial problems and armed forces
Global food security fared better than anticipated in face of war
An element of luck combined with a resilient supply chain to avoid a worse food security crisis.
28 February 2023 News
A year of war: Ukrainian farmers battle on
One year into the war in Ukraine, Barry Murphy talks to some of the country’s farmers on the continuing impact of Russia’s invasion.
22 February 2023 News
Food security concerns unlikely to derail Farm to Fork ambition
Concerns and lobbying about food security is unlikely to change the course of EU food and farming policy, writes Anne Finnegan.
21 February 2023 News
Fertiliser crisis leading to soaring food prices - Markey
Colm Markey MEP has said that the EU must take action to support Irish farmers in this fertiliser crisis.
16 February 2023 News
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Market updates from China, Egypt, Hungary and Uruguay.
8 February 2023 World
Russia forcing Ukrainian farmers to pay taxes to Kremlin
Ukrainian farmers in Russian occupied areas are facing closure if they do not abide by Russia’s demands.
7 February 2023 News
Plans afoot to de-mine Ukrainian farms
United Nations officials met with representatives of the Ukrainian Ministry for Agrarian Policy and Food to plan for the de-mining of farm land.
4 February 2023 News
Increasing food production ‘urgent’ - President Higgins
President Michael D Higgins warned of food insecurity at the International Conference on Agriculture in Senegal on Wednesday.
25 January 2023 News
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Updates from Algeria, Mexico, Ukraine/Black Sea and UK.
18 January 2023 World