Visual StoryOf Global Food Crisis

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A ship on the River Danube near Izmail, a vital port for Ukrainian grain exports, after Russia withdrew from the Black Sea agreement in July 2023.
A ship on the River Danube near Izmail, a vital port for Ukrainian grain exports, after Russia withdrew from the Black Sea agreement in July 2023.

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Ukrainian lands, capable of feeding thousands, are now full of mines and craters from explosions due to Russia’s military aggression.
Ukrainian lands, capable of feeding thousands, are now full of mines and craters from explosions due to Russia’s military aggression.

By Kostiantyn Liberov & Vlada Liberova

The sun’s rays break through a metal sarcophagus with holes from shells in a bombed-out grain warehouse near the frontline in Zaporizhzhia. Local farmers have been planting fields and harvesting despite the constant Russian shellings of this region. September 7, 2023.
The sun’s rays break through a metal sarcophagus with holes from shells in a bombed-out grain warehouse near the frontline in Zaporizhzhia. Local farmers have been planting fields and harvesting despite the constant Russian shellings of this region. September 7, 2023.

By Pierre Crom / Getty Images

100 tonnes of peas and 20 tonnes of barley were destroyed by the Russian attack on the Odesa region on July 21, 2023. After withdrawing from the Grain Initiative, Russia has regularly targeted port and agricultural infrastructure in the south of Ukraine.
100 tonnes of peas and 20 tonnes of barley were destroyed by the Russian attack on the Odesa region on July 21, 2023. After withdrawing from the Grain Initiative, Russia has regularly targeted port and agricultural infrastructure in the south of Ukraine.

By Kostiantyn Liberov & Vlada Liberova

100 tonnes of peas and 20 tonnes of barley were destroyed by the Russian attack on the Odesa region on July 21, 2023. After withdrawing from the Grain Initiative, Russia has regularly targeted port and agricultural infrastructure in the south of Ukraine.
100 tonnes of peas and 20 tonnes of barley were destroyed by the Russian attack on the Odesa region on July 21, 2023. After withdrawing from the Grain Initiative, Russia has regularly targeted port and agricultural infrastructure in the south of Ukraine.

By Kostiantyn Liberov & Vlada Liberova

100 tonnes of peas and 20 tonnes of barley were destroyed by the Russian attack on the Odesa region on July 21, 2023. After withdrawing from the Grain Initiative, Russia has regularly targeted port and agricultural infrastructure in the south of Ukraine.
100 tonnes of peas and 20 tonnes of barley were destroyed by the Russian attack on the Odesa region on July 21, 2023. After withdrawing from the Grain Initiative, Russia has regularly targeted port and agricultural infrastructure in the south of Ukraine.

By Kostiantyn Liberov & Vlada Liberova

Ukrainian farmers have started the planting season despite the danger of mines in the fields.
Ukrainian farmers have started the planting season despite the danger of mines in the fields.

By Alice Martins

Ukrainian farmers have started the planting season despite the danger of mines in the fields.
Ukrainian farmers have started the planting season despite the danger of mines in the fields.

By Alice Martins

Ukrainian farmers have started the planting season despite the danger of mines in the fields.
Ukrainian farmers have started the planting season despite the danger of mines in the fields.

By Alice Martins

A Ukrainian national flag flutters in the middle of a blossoming field near Brovary, east of Kyiv. May 17, 2023.
A Ukrainian national flag flutters in the middle of a blossoming field near Brovary, east of Kyiv. May 17, 2023.

By Efrem Lukatsky / AP Photo

A Ukrainian man sows sunflower seeds in his garden between the destroyed Russian tank and its turret in the village of Velyka Dymerka, the Kyiv region. May 17, 2023.
A Ukrainian man sows sunflower seeds in his garden between the destroyed Russian tank and its turret in the village of Velyka Dymerka, the Kyiv region. May 17, 2023.

By Efrem Lukatsky / AP Photo

Oleksandr Vashenko, 44, walks by a crater after Russian shelling carrying a bag of bread to distribute to his neighbors. Siversk, the Donetsk region.
Oleksandr Vashenko, 44, walks by a crater after Russian shelling carrying a bag of bread to distribute to his neighbors. Siversk, the Donetsk region.

By Dimitar Dilkoff / AFP / Getty Images

Sowing near frontline territories in Ukraine. Despite the threat of enemy shellings and mines, Ukrainian farmers keep working during these challenging times.
Sowing near frontline territories in Ukraine. Despite the threat of enemy shellings and mines, Ukrainian farmers keep working during these challenging times.

By Dmytro Smolienko

Sowing near frontline territories in Ukraine. Despite the threat of enemy shellings and mines, Ukrainian farmers keep working during these challenging times.
Sowing near frontline territories in Ukraine. Despite the threat of enemy shellings and mines, Ukrainian farmers keep working during these challenging times.

By Dmytro Smolienko

Due to Russian shellings, the infrastructure and machinery of the agricultural enterprise “Nibulon” in the Mykolaiv region were damaged or fully destroyed.
Due to Russian shellings, the infrastructure and machinery of the agricultural enterprise “Nibulon” in the Mykolaiv region were damaged or fully destroyed.

By Stas Kozliuk / Novynarnia

Due to Russian shellings, the infrastructure and machinery of the agricultural enterprise “Nibulon” in the Mykolaiv region were damaged or fully destroyed.
Due to Russian shellings, the infrastructure and machinery of the agricultural enterprise “Nibulon” in the Mykolaiv region were damaged or fully destroyed.

By Stas Kozliuk / Novynarnia

Due to Russian shellings, the infrastructure and machinery of the agricultural enterprise “Nibulon” in the Mykolaiv region were damaged or fully destroyed.
Due to Russian shellings, the infrastructure and machinery of the agricultural enterprise “Nibulon” in the Mykolaiv region were damaged or fully destroyed.

By Stas Kozliuk / Novynarnia

For nine months, the milk farm “Ahromol” in the Kharkiv region had been under constant Russian shellings. About 2,000 cows were killed on the farm.
For nine months, the milk farm “Ahromol” in the Kharkiv region had been under constant Russian shellings. About 2,000 cows were killed on the farm.

By Kyrylo Honchar

Due to Russian shellings, the milk farm “Ahromol” in the village of Shestakove in the Kharkiv region was almost completely destroyed.
Due to Russian shellings, the milk farm “Ahromol” in the village of Shestakove in the Kharkiv region was almost completely destroyed.

By Kyrylo Honchar

Wilted sunflowers in the East of Ukraine. Due to Russian military aggression, Ukrainian farmers couldn’t harvest them in time. February 2023.
Wilted sunflowers in the East of Ukraine. Due to Russian military aggression, Ukrainian farmers couldn’t harvest them in time. February 2023.

By Marko Djurica for Reuters

See the war

On Independence Square in Kyiv, a peaceful demonstration was held by the families of Ukrainian defenders who were reported missing during hostilities. Currently, more than 37,000 Ukrainian citizens are considered missing under extraordinary circumstances, including Ukrainian soldiers.

By Andrii Yakymenko / Instagram

A rehabilitation center for Ukrainian soldiers who have partially or entirely lost their sight due to combat injuries in the Lviv region. Here, Ukrainian defenders learn to navigate in space, move on their own, cook food, work with a computer and mobile, and learn Braille.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

A rehabilitation center for Ukrainian soldiers who have partially or entirely lost their sight due to combat injuries in the Lviv region. Here, Ukrainian defenders learn to navigate in space, move on their own, cook food, work with a computer and mobile, and learn Braille.

By Konstantyn & Vlada Liberov

A Ukrainian soldier, Bohdan, call-sign “Khimik” from the 5th Assault Brigade of the AFU, cooks as his fellow soldier Serhii, call-sign “Moped,” plays with a cat after their return from a 4-day frontline rotation near Chasiv Yar, the Donetsk region. April 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

People walk past a residential building that was heavily damaged during a Russian shelling in the town of Mykolaivka, the Donetsk region. April 2024.

By Roman Pilipey for AFP Photo

«Camouflage Art»: an exhibition of the “paintings” created with nets by a volunteer organization in one of the museums in Zaporizhzhia. April 6, 2024.

By Elena Tita

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