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Why Ukraine-Russia grain deal holds promise beyond food

Christian Science Monitor
The Friedman School’s Daniel Maxwell says a new deal between Russia and Ukraine to allow the safe export of Ukrainian wheat and other grains “will be helpful, but it won’t make the food crisis go away.”

Ukraine War Pushes Millions of the World’s Poorest Toward Starvation

Wall Street Journal
Fletcher’s Alex de Waal comments in this article on the hunger emergency afflicting some of  the world’s poorest countries, noting that the current combination of factors “could be the harbinger for what is coming on a bigger scale.” De Waal is the author of the 2018 book “Mass Starvation: The History and Future of Famine.”