GrainCOM 2022 – Geneva 17-19 May

With in-person industry events back on the cards, it was the promise of a conference committed to looking forward and to addressing a range of topics important to the industry currently that saw our Chris Whitwell on a plane to Geneva for GrainCOM 2022. As you would expect, a key focus was the impact the…

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The Middle East Drought, War in Ukraine and Food Security

With countries that are commonly relied upon to supply wheat to the world experiencing droughts, political unrest, export caps, tariffs, and war, an already tight grains balance sheet seems to be getting tighter and supply problems are mounting. Is this higher priced environment set to last longer than three to six months? And how will this impact how the Middle East approach their food security needs into the future?

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Middle Eastern Trade – Relationships and Culture

In October 2020, it was estimated the total urban population in the Middle East was 65% of the total regional population, 10% above the global average of 55% and continuing to grow at an average of 2% per annum. Urbanisation often leads to increased access to economic, and social benefits as well as increased food…

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