Europe’s energy crisis – which has been sparked mainly by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and President Putin’s subsequent curtailing of natural gas flows to the EU – is swiftly turning into a food crisis. With the costs of maintaining their operations spiralling out of control, many farmers are being forced to curb production.

 The situation is particularly serious coming against a backdrop of global food shortages and after a summer of devastating droughts which had already brought the agricultural sector to its knees.

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