Saturday, 19 March 2022

"Russian soldiers took over my farm": the battle for food supplies in Ukraine

Farmers in Ukraine describe depleting potato stocks, slaughtering their own pigs, and Russian troops appearing at the gate. The Russian invasion of Ukraine has upended the farming industry, raising fears of disruption to domestic and international food supplies. The Guardian has spoken to three farmers about what...
Tuesday, 15 March 2022

How to improve the economic situation in martial law

The UAC, together with other leading business associations, addressed Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal and the heads of the relevant parliamentary committees with proposals to solve key economic issues. In particular, experts note that the optimal model of the economy for the period of martial law should be a hybrid one. On the one hand - the planned (mobilization) economy in terms of military needs...
Tuesday, 15 March 2022

If Ukraine does not sow, the world will face a global food crisis

Ukraine provides grain to more than 400 million people worldwide. Andrii Dykun, the head of the UAC, spoke in a column on the pages of Economic Truth about the consequences for the world of the crop failure. Ukraine is in its third week of war in a devastating wave. However, this wave can hit far beyond. And these are not empty words. Ukrainian land, our chernozems, feed not only us, but also entire na...