Food Security - May 2022
On May 4th, the Global Network Against Food Crises (which includes the World Food Program), whose work attempts to address the root causes of world hunger, published the 6th edition of its Global Report on Food Crises.
Needless to say the results are very alarming, even before the current war in Ukraine.
In the context of heightened food insecurity, we, as Europeans, have a responsibility towards countries that rely on imports to feed their population.
With a tight global market, it is essential to maintain trade flows, especially given the current situation in Ukraine.
How will the Farm2Fork affect EU food production? We understand that various F2F impact assessments do not include qualitative measures pushed forward by the Commission.
Nevertheless, we still expect an overall decrease in EU food production.