The war in Ukraine: effects on the food supply chain around the world.

The Ukrainian country is a major exporter of food resources. In this article, we find out which countries of the world could be affected by the consequences of war, and when.

Giovanni Minelli
Predict

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There is a saying of Confucius which says: “The flapping of a butterfly’s wings can cause a hurricane on the other side of the world”.
This concept perfectly represents what could happen due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Let’s find out why.

Ukraine is a large agricultural producer

In summary, it seems that about 70% of the Ukrainian territory is used for crops. The country’s soil is of high quality — so-called “black soil” is found in abundance — naturally fertile and suitable for major crops.

“The flapping of a butterfly’s wings can cause a hurricane on the other side of the world”

But that’s not all: in the last decade Ukraine has progressively increased its agricultural propensity — perhaps as a result of the 2008 and 2014 crises and the declining mechanical industry of Soviet origin in recent years.

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Giovanni Minelli
Predict

Art director & Designer. Writing about Apple, alternative OS, marketing and photography • www.minodesign.it