Measures to secure Malaysia’s food security

At sea: A bulk carrier carrying 17,600 tonnes of wheat left a Ukraine port heading to Egypt on Friday. — Reuters

THE Russia-Ukraine war is an example of factors out of our control that can affect the food security of a nation, due to an increase in demand and commodity prices in the global market.

The Agriculture and Food Security Ministry says that the war, among others, has resulted in an increase in food prices and global agricultural inputs due to supply interruptions.

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