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Lost supplier

Ukraine and Russia provided more than a quarter of the globally traded wheat. Bottlenecks in global supply are now threatening.

food supply

Broken chains

Agricultural giant Brazil, whose export business is dominated by soya, corn and coffee, is feeling the effects of the war in Ukraine.

food supply

granary in war

Egypt is particularly dependent on wheat imports from Ukraine and Russia. The war in Europe could also lead to social unrest in North Africa.

Planet Palm

Fatal fat

Issue 91 - summer 2021
Jocelyn C. Zuckerman describes in a short and interesting way how palm oil became the most widely used vegetable oil on earth.

Interview

Andreas Blüthner: doing nothing is not an option

Issue 91 - summer 2021
The number of malnourished people has increased due to Covid-19, warns Andreas Blüthner, director of nutrition at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Malnutrition

Micronutrient Deficiencies: Full is not enough

Issue 91 - summer 2021
The fight against hunger is about more than filling the plates with filling calories. The "Nutrition for Growth" campaign year draws attention to the fact that the problem of hidden hunger also needs to be addressed as a matter of urgency.

Interview

Harvest Savior

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
US agricultural expert Lisa Kitinoja, founder of the Postharvest Education Foundation, trains smallholders in Africa and Asia.

Food losses

Uneaten: Food loss is a global problem

Issue 88 - Fall 2020
A third of all food produced is never eaten for two reasons: through waste and through loss. While one is more of a rich country problem that is receiving increasing attention, the other often affects poorer countries - and may be underestimated.

Smart agriculture

Digital tools for small farmers

Issue 86 - spring 2020
Higher yields, more income and thus more development: digital technologies are intended to transform Africa's largest economic sector - smallholder agriculture - and thus make it more powerful.

Economic Partnerships

Cashew Business

Issue 84 - November | December 2019
Harvested in Africa, cracked in Asia - that used to be true for hundreds of thousands of tons of cashews. Environment consultant Paul Schreilechner wants to change that and opened a processing plant in Tanzania for 2017. The Austrian Development Agency ADA supported in the start phase.