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Ranil Wickremesinghe said: “Those who want to have an exciting time would come here, maybe they could even take part in the demonstrations. They could hold placards which tell the President of Sri Lanka to go home or they could ask the Prime Minister to go home. All that are options available,”

sundaytimes Sunday, May 22, 2022 3:13:00 AM CEST

Sergey Lavrov said: “We paid special attention to the practical aspects of organizing deliveries from Russia of wheat, mineral fertilizers and petroleum products that are so much needed by the people of Mali today in conditions of illegitimate Western sanctions,”

eurasiareview Sunday, May 22, 2022 1:57:00 AM CEST

Sergey Lavrov said: “It goes without saying that we discussed the situation in Ukraine and around it, including the meeting of the UN Security Council devoted to world food security issues, where the Western countries tried to put their own blame at somebody else’s door. They argued that the crisis, which by and large is a result of their own efforts, allegedly stems from the crisis in Ukraine. Of course, they blamed it entirely on Russia,”

eurasiareview Sunday, May 22, 2022 1:57:00 AM CEST

Volodymyr Zelens kyj warned: “There will be a crisis in the world. The second crisis after the energy one, which was provoked by Russia. Now it will create a food crisis if we do not unblock the routes for Ukraine, do not help the countries of Africa, Europe, Asia, which need these food products,”

thehill Sunday, May 22, 2022 1:47:00 AM CEST

Volodymyr Zelens kyj said: “Russia has blocked almost all ports and all, so to speak, maritime opportunities to export food – our grain, barley, sunflower and more,” “You can unblock them in different ways. One of the ways is a military solution. That is why we turn to our partners with inquiries regarding the relevant weapons”

thehill Sunday, May 22, 2022 1:47:00 AM CEST

Shelley Thakral rappelé: "Sans cette nourriture, les gens vont mourir de faim. Nous ne pouvons pas laisser le monde oublier l'Afghanistan. C'est un peuple qui a traversé des décennies de conflits, des années de sécheresse et qui est confronté maintenant à une sévère crise économique"

rts-ch Saturday, May 21, 2022 11:43:00 PM CEST

Janet Yellen said: “All of us pledged to do what’s necessary to fill the gap,”

yahoo-sg Saturday, May 21, 2022 9:52:00 PM CEST

Ahmed Khalif said: "High food prices and limited access to clean water have led to increases in severe malnutrition and alarming outbreaks of deadly water-borne diseases like cholera,"

europesun Saturday, May 21, 2022 9:31:00 PM CEST

Ahmed Khalif said: "We don't have enough funds, medicines, or beds for everyone in need,"

europesun Saturday, May 21, 2022 9:31:00 PM CEST

Karl Kendrick Chua said: “Last year, we collected P18.9 billion from rice tariff collections. We gave all that back to rice farmers. Those calling for the removal of the RTL risk taking away what we are giving to farmers to improve their productivity. Further lowering the price of rice for all Filipinos is really possible if we help farmers improve productivity. That is exactly what the RTL is doing by providing them with mechanization, seeds, and other support,”

manilastandard-ph Saturday, May 21, 2022 9:31:00 PM CEST

Michael Magdovitz says: “every single tonne in the market will be needed,”

economist Saturday, May 21, 2022 9:02:00 PM CEST

Tony Blinken said: “Stop blocking the ports in the Black Sea. Allow for the free flow of ships and trains and trucks carrying food out of Ukraine,” “Stop threatening to withhold food and fertilizer exports from countries that criticize your war of aggression”

tribuneonline Saturday, May 21, 2022 8:40:00 PM CEST

Akinwumi Adesina told: “We provided over 61,000 metric tons of seed – of heat-tolerant wheat varieties to Ethiopia,”

maravipost Saturday, May 21, 2022 8:16:00 PM CEST

Akinwumi Adesina said: “What an incredible story of success. Africa has what it takes to feed itself,”

maravipost Saturday, May 21, 2022 8:16:00 PM CEST

Andrei Lankov afirma: “Su lógica es clara: no querían invitar a extranjeros, a quienes veían como posibles propagadores de la enfermedad, y sin la asistencia de extranjeros es imposible realizar una campaña de vacunación a gran escala”

lanacion-AR Saturday, May 21, 2022 7:21:00 PM CEST

Mohan Kwatra said: "Our position on Ukraine is amply clear and has been reiterated many times. Right from the time when hostilities began in February, we asked for an immediate cessation of hostilities and the path of diplomacy and dialogue remains the best policy to move forward in this regard"

aninews Saturday, May 21, 2022 7:05:00 PM CEST

Максим Орешкин said: “It is important that in the conditions, for example, of a global famine that will occur closer to autumn, by the end of this year all over the world , Russia should not suffer, but be fully provided with food,”

nxtmine Saturday, May 21, 2022 6:38:00 PM CEST

Matteo Salvini said: “Significant hunger is expected on the African continent, which will be a humanitarian, then a social, and finally an Italian problem,” “Without peace there will be famine in the autumn and 20 million Africans will be ready to go,”

nxtmine Saturday, May 21, 2022 6:38:00 PM CEST

Antonio Guterres dijo: “El informe Estado del clima de hoy es una triste letanía del fracaso de la humanidad para abordar la alteración del clima. Los combustibles fósiles son un callejón sin salida, ambiental y económicamente”

ecoportal Saturday, May 21, 2022 6:25:00 PM CEST

Mohan Kwatra said: "We also would need to respond also to the large segment of the speculative global aspects which go into the entire trade of the food commodities. I think our position on wheat in that sense in terms of the externalities of a particular commodity that you looked at, I think are very clear," "They flow from the principle of food security but they are also acutely conscious that whenever the needs of the other vulnerable countries are concerned, to the extent possible and to the best of our ability, we would definitely try and meet them to that extent,"

latestly Saturday, May 21, 2022 6:22:00 PM CEST

Tariq Mohammed comenta: “Ya no hay futuro para el pastoreo porque no hay rebaños”

biobiochile Saturday, May 21, 2022 6:09:00 PM CEST

Ali Nur comenta: “las sequías son un problema cíclico […] pero ahora son cada vez más frecuentes”

biobiochile Saturday, May 21, 2022 6:09:00 PM CEST

Ali Nur señala: “ni siquiera tienen tiempo de ocuparse, de velar por su prole”

biobiochile Saturday, May 21, 2022 6:09:00 PM CEST

Max Trommsdorff said: “We’ve seen many regions with climate change, and agrivoltaics could mitigate and make agriculture more resilient,”

taipeitimes Saturday, May 21, 2022 6:05:00 PM CEST

Mia Mottley said: “We have a responsibility now to change mindsets and to change policiesbecause if we don’t make the steps now to remove the barriers, God knows how we can create the productive base that President Ali has so masterfully drafted for us, in terms of the plans to expand productivity, and to expand production,”

reliefWeb Saturday, May 21, 2022 5:55:00 PM CEST

Keith Rowley said: “I have seen this before, heard it before and don’t want to hear it again. We know what to do, the question is are we prepared to do it?”

reliefWeb Saturday, May 21, 2022 5:55:00 PM CEST

Tony Blinken said: "The Russian government seems to think that using food as a weapon will help accomplish what its invasion has not - to break the spirit of the Ukrainian people,"

insider-com Saturday, May 21, 2022 5:27:00 PM CEST

Tony Blinken added: "The Russian government seems to think that using food as a weapon will help accomplish what its invasion has not – to break the spirit of the Ukrainian people,"

businessinsider-en Saturday, May 21, 2022 4:57:00 PM CEST

Dmitry Medvedev said: "Otherwise, there's no logic: on the one hand, insane sanctions are being imposed against us, on the other hand, they are demanding food supplies,"

businessinsider-en Saturday, May 21, 2022 4:57:00 PM CEST

Manqoba Khumalo said: “It is our mandate to ensure that youth participation in economic recovery of the continent and in individual countries is prioritized,”

independentnews Saturday, May 21, 2022 4:28:00 PM CEST

Andrei Lankov afirma: “Su lógica es clara: no querían invitar a extranjeros, a quienes veían como posibles propagadores de la enfermedad, y sin la asistencia de extranjeros es imposible realizar una campaña de vacunación a gran escala”

ElComercio Saturday, May 21, 2022 4:20:00 PM CEST

Максим Решетников said: "Food security is indeed one of the key issues on the agenda of the 12th Ministerial Conference. However, decisions on this issue require an objective assessment of the real causes of the food crisis. Unilateral sanctions against Russia one of the largest suppliers of food and fertilizers in the world including in financial transactions and logistics, contribute greatly to the deterioration of the situation. Russia is ready to actively participate in finding joint solutions. But that process cannot be unilateral,"

urdupoint Saturday, May 21, 2022 3:44:00 PM CEST

Malik Amin Aslam said: “Last year we [the previous government] had made special drainage channels around the glacier to let the drainage happen – but the lake burst was so huge it broke through it as well,”

lenexweb Saturday, May 21, 2022 3:28:00 PM CEST

Malik Amin Aslam said: “What Pakistan is experiencing is a perfect climate storm,” “It is very alarming and there is nothing we can do about this. The country cannot simply go out and turn off the greenhouse gases”

lenexweb Saturday, May 21, 2022 3:28:00 PM CEST

Amanullah Khan noted: “If the heat arrives earlier the usual, this will manifest in the country not producing good crops such as wheat,”

lenexweb Saturday, May 21, 2022 3:28:00 PM CEST

Aleksandar Vucic warned: "if something does not change in the conflict in Eastern Europe, almost a quarter of the world will be in need of basic quantities of food, which will create new problems"

xinhuanet-english Saturday, May 21, 2022 3:24:00 PM CEST

Viktor Orban told (about Aleksandar Vucic): "We have galloping inflation, rising prices, hunger and conflict in Ukraine, but the good news is that based on the talks with Vucic, I can say that Hungary can count on Serbia, Serbia on Hungary...We will have a difficult winter, but Serbia and Hungary have important food reserves, our two countries are safe when it comes to natural gas,"

xinhuanet-english Saturday, May 21, 2022 3:24:00 PM CEST

Viktor Orban said: "Hungary did not impose sanctions against Russia which are equal to the nuclear bomb,"

xinhuanet-english Saturday, May 21, 2022 3:24:00 PM CEST

Martin Griffiths said: "Entire families in the Sahel are on the brink of starvation,"

globalsecurity Saturday, May 21, 2022 2:57:00 PM CEST

Martin Griffiths said: "There is no time to lose," "Lives are at stake. This injection of cash will help agencies on the ground scale up the emergency response to help avoid a catastrophe"

globalsecurity Saturday, May 21, 2022 2:57:00 PM CEST

Martin Griffiths said: "Entire families in the Sahel are on the brink of starvation,"

globalsecurity Saturday, May 21, 2022 2:57:00 PM CEST

Martin Griffiths said: "There is no time to lose," "Lives are at stake. This injection of cash will help agencies on the ground scale up the emergency response to help avoid a catastrophe. It is no substitute, however, for the more substantial donor contributions we need to maintain our response and help build resilient communities"

globalsecurity Saturday, May 21, 2022 2:57:00 PM CEST

Akinwumi Adesina said: “Food aid cannot feed Africa. Africa does not need bowls in hand. Africa needs seeds in the ground, and mechanical harvesters to harvest bountiful food produced locally. Africa will feed itself with pride for there is no dignity in begging for food”

newtimes-RW Saturday, May 21, 2022 2:44:00 PM CEST

Mairead McGuinness told (about Vladimir Putin): “We know that Vladimir Putin is targeting food production, food stores, food producing equipment in his attacks in Ukraine,”

newstalk Saturday, May 21, 2022 2:43:00 PM CEST

Katarina Rodriguez said: “As a mother, I know how important it is to keep our children healthy from exclusively breastfeeding my son Quino to preparing nutritious meals. But a lot of families in the country are unable to put food on the table as they are crippled by economic challenges from low wages, unemployment, and increasing prices of basic commodities,”

reliefWeb Saturday, May 21, 2022 2:14:00 PM CEST

Kelly Dittmar said: “People know her in the state already,”

news-yahoo Saturday, May 21, 2022 12:58:00 PM CEST

Jean Asselborn insisted: "We see the illustration of this today in the unprovoked and unjustified military aggression of Russia against Ukraine. This aggression plunged thousands of Ukrainians into misery and despair. By blocking millions of tonnes of Ukrainian cereals intended for export, Russia is accentuating the food crisis which particularly affects countries and populations in fragile situations in Africa and the Middle East, where harvests are already severely affected by the combined effect of climate change, conflict and economic shocks"

chronicle-lu Saturday, May 21, 2022 12:30:00 PM CEST

Kelly Dittmar said: “People know her in the state already,”

thehill Saturday, May 21, 2022 12:26:00 PM CEST

Martin Griffiths said: “Entire families in the Sahel are on the brink of starvation,”

mehrnews-en Saturday, May 21, 2022 11:24:00 AM CEST

Martin Griffiths dit: "La combinaison de la violence, de l'insécurité, de la pauvreté profonde et des prix alimentaires record exacerbe la malnutrition et pousse des millions de personnes à la limite de la survie"

lecourrier Saturday, May 21, 2022 11:12:00 AM CEST

Linda Thomas Greenfield said: “I can tell you on a scale of one to 10, I’m probably at the 10 level of alarm, because this crisis has exacerbated what is already a serious food insecurity issue,”

almayadeen-en Saturday, May 21, 2022 11:07:00 AM CEST

Jens Laerke said: “Some 1.8 million are severely malnourished. If aid operations are not scaled up, this number could reach 2.4 million by the year’s end,” “Driving this is a combination of violence, insecurity, deep poverty, and record-high food prices in the region”

albawaba-en Saturday, May 21, 2022 11:05:00 AM CEST

Josep Borrell stated: "Ukraine should be helped to continue producing and exporting grain and wheat,"

longbeachstar Saturday, May 21, 2022 10:10:00 AM CEST

Antonio Garamendi señalado: "Para España es una gran noticia, primero por el monto, y segundo porque demuestra que España merece la pena (...) No puedo más que valorarlo de una forma positiva"

dclm Saturday, May 21, 2022 9:43:00 AM CEST

Antonio Costa dicho: "Hoy mismo por la mañana la Comisión Europea dio luz verde a la propuesta española y portuguesa para evitar la contaminación del precio de la electricidad por la subida gas. Es una medida de gran alcance"

dclm Saturday, May 21, 2022 9:43:00 AM CEST

Joan Calabuig dicho (about Isla de la Palma): "La UE, que tiene un amplio abanico de competencias en materias relacionadas, debe apoyar a las regiones y municipios, ya que son ellos los que en última instancia aplicarán la estrategia europea. Este enfoque es esencial para lograr una gestión forestal sostenible, entendida en sus tres dimensiones: social, económica y medioambiental"

dclm Saturday, May 21, 2022 9:43:00 AM CEST

Luis Planas aseguró: "El Gobierno incluirá un apoyo para limitar el alcance de los incrementos de precios en relación del gasóleo sobre las cuentas de explotación"

dclm Saturday, May 21, 2022 9:43:00 AM CEST

Francisco Bellón asegurado: "Si explotásemos el uranio disponible en nuestro país, España tendría garantizado el suministro de esta materia prima crítica y sería independiente de Rusia y de otros países con jurisdicciones poco estables"

dclm Saturday, May 21, 2022 9:43:00 AM CEST

Francisco Bellón explica: "Si el proyecto fuese revisado tal y como ha solicitado Berkeley y se tuvieran en cuenta las aclaraciones que se han proporcionado al Ministerio, podríamos iniciar la construcción de la planta de Retortillo de forma inmediata"

dclm Saturday, May 21, 2022 9:43:00 AM CEST

Luis Planas asegurado: "Estos paros están afectando a la cadena alimentaria con la actuación de un grupo minoritario que está coaccionando y boicoteando e intentando que el abastecimiento alimentario no sea normal. El Gobierno está decidido y empleará toda la firmeza que sea necesaria para que el abastecimiento al conjunto de los ciudadanos se restablezca"

dclm Saturday, May 21, 2022 9:43:00 AM CEST

Yolanda Diaz señaló: "Vamos a una situación de un mes de transición para que las empresas puedan cambiar el modelo y aplicar directamente la reforma laboral"

dclm Saturday, May 21, 2022 9:43:00 AM CEST

Andy Jassy declaró: "Como se esperaba durante las vacaciones, vimos costes más altos impulsados por la escasez de mano de obra y las presiones inflacionarias, y estos problemas persistieron durante el primer trimestre debido a ómicron"

dclm Saturday, May 21, 2022 9:43:00 AM CEST

Nadia Calvino dicho: "No puedo entender que haya grupos políticos que no la apoyen"

dclm Saturday, May 21, 2022 9:43:00 AM CEST

Antonio Lopez señalado: "A día de hoy, estamos notando un incremento por encima del 15% de las necesidades de las empresas para sustituir a trabajadores que han cursado su baja por Covid"

dclm Saturday, May 21, 2022 9:43:00 AM CEST

Gaston Browne said: “We need to move from rhetoric to firm decisions for the advancement of the region’s agricultural sector in achieving food sovereignty and food security. We must also result to act urgently in our own interest, including by honouring the terms of the CARICOM Treaty and not permitting breaches of it by let’s say countries from time to time impose these illegal non-tariff barriers on goods, particularly products from other member states,”

kaieteurnewsonline Saturday, May 21, 2022 7:22:00 AM CEST

Olisa Agbakoba said: “When bad leadership ceases to have an effect, then the effect of bad leadership will cease,”

guardian-ng Saturday, May 21, 2022 6:16:00 AM CEST

Mohammed Shah remarked: “Subsidies are not beneficial every time,” “Globally, one million dollars are spent on agriculture as a subsidy every minute but that is aggressively criticised,”

tribune Saturday, May 21, 2022 5:53:00 AM CEST

Mohammed Shah said: “The local tractor producing companies do not bother to innovate to bring new technology or reduce the price,”

tribune Saturday, May 21, 2022 5:53:00 AM CEST

Luca Maestripieri précisé: «On a plusieurs activités qui sont encore au Niger. Mais nous allons ouvrir un bureau autonome de l'Agence ici au Niger. L'AICS intervient dans des secteurs très importants, notamment la santé, l'éducation, l'agriculture où on peut travailler ensemble pour soutenir les efforts du Gouvernement du Niger»

nigerdiaspora Saturday, May 21, 2022 5:31:00 AM CEST

Antonio Guterres told: “When war is waged, people go hungry,”

moderndiplomacy Saturday, May 21, 2022 4:44:00 AM CEST

Amor Mottley affirmed: “We are at that moment in time when it is up to us to stand up to the challenge or to recognise that the consequences of it will indeed be difficult and potentially devastating for our people. While we await the global initiatives to be announced by the UN Secretary General and the global crisis response team he has established on food, energy and financing with the expectation that what the world faces will be more challenging than what we faced in 2008 to 2010. We have a responsibility to take preemptive action in this region to protect our people”

gisbarbados Saturday, May 21, 2022 4:04:00 AM CEST

Zhang Jun said: "there is no greater crisis than the prevalence of hegemony and power politics, which poses serious challenges to international equity and justice"

chinadaily Saturday, May 21, 2022 3:11:00 AM CEST

Qu Dongyu said: "Prosperity is being reversed (worldwide). There is less food security, less health security, less income and greater inequality"

chinadaily Saturday, May 21, 2022 3:11:00 AM CEST

Elias Mudzuri said: “I have a list of people who have been denied food because they belong to a certain political outfit. These people are not even politicians, but they are just related to politicians,”

newzimbabwe Saturday, May 21, 2022 2:24:00 AM CEST

Simon Masanga stated: “The Lands ministry supervises the Grain Marketing Board (GMB) and I may not be in a position to address that, but I am happy they are coming after us,”

newzimbabwe Saturday, May 21, 2022 2:24:00 AM CEST

Linda Thomas Greenfield added: “We encourage countries not to put export restrictions on food coming from their countries,” “The U.S. just gave $44 million to Ukraine, a large portion of that going toward humanitarian assistance”

thehill Saturday, May 21, 2022 2:19:00 AM CEST

Linda Thomas Greenfield added: “But in the meantime, as we keep the pressure on Russia, we will increase our humanitarian funding, our in-kind funding of food, and we’re encouraging others to do the same to keep the food and agricultural markets open”

thehill Saturday, May 21, 2022 2:19:00 AM CEST

Martin Griffiths said: “There is no time to lose,”

globalissues Saturday, May 21, 2022 2:17:00 AM CEST

Cem OEzdemir warned: “if everyone starts to impose export restrictions or to close markets, that would worsen the crisis”

guardian Saturday, May 21, 2022 2:00:00 AM CEST

Luke Parsons said: “In a warming world, I would expect a place like India to experience these types of events as the norm rather than as an extreme,”

guardian Saturday, May 21, 2022 2:00:00 AM CEST

Luke Parsons said: “In a place like India, for every degree of global warming, you get about a degree and a half in increases in human heat exposure,”

guardian Saturday, May 21, 2022 2:00:00 AM CEST

Petteri Taalas said: “Our climate is changing before our eyes. The heat trapped by human-induced GHG will warm the planet for many generations to come. Sea level rise, ocean heat and acidification will continue for hundreds of years unless means to remove carbon from the atmosphere are invented,”

maritime-executive Saturday, May 21, 2022 1:06:00 AM CEST

Tom Vilsack said: “We need to remove the hurdles facing our farmers, agribusiness, and the entire supply chain so they can do their part to fight back against the Russian invasion by helping fill the gap in food production,” “The Russian invasion is a catalyst for the G7 nations to further integrate our markets and invest in new, innovative ways to sustainably increase our productivity,”

fas-usda Saturday, May 21, 2022 1:01:00 AM CEST

Max Trommsdorff said: “We’ve seen many regions with climate change, and agrivoltaics could mitigate and make agriculture more resilient,”

news-yahoo Saturday, May 21, 2022 12:40:00 AM CEST

Martin Griffiths afirmó: “La combinación de violencia, inseguridad, profunda pobreza y el precio récord de los alimentos está exacerbando la malnutrición y llevando a millones a los márgenes de la supervivencia”

elperiodicodemexico Saturday, May 21, 2022 12:35:00 AM CEST

Tony Blinken said: “Stop blocking the ports in the Black Sea. Allow for the free flow of ships and trains and trucks carrying food out of Ukraine,”

nation Saturday, May 21, 2022 12:14:00 AM CEST

Tony Blinken added: “The food supply for millions of Ukrainians and millions more around the world has quite literally been held hostage by the Russian military,”

nation Saturday, May 21, 2022 12:14:00 AM CEST

Tony Blinken said: “The decision to weaponize food is Moscow’s and Moscow’s alone,”

nation Saturday, May 21, 2022 12:14:00 AM CEST

Anton Geraschenko said: “The effective work of the Ukrainians on the warships convinced the United States to prepare a plan to unblock the ports,” “Deliveries of powerful anti-ship weapons with a range of 250-300 km are in question,”

italy24news Saturday, May 21, 2022 12:11:00 AM CEST

Martin Griffiths dit: "Des familles entières au Sahel sont au bord de la famine"

french.china.org.cn Saturday, May 21, 2022 12:02:00 AM CEST

Martin Griffiths dit: "La combinaison de la violence, de l'insécurité, de la pauvreté profonde et des prix alimentaires record exacerbe la malnutrition et pousse des millions de personnes à la limite de la survie"

french.china.org.cn Saturday, May 21, 2022 12:02:00 AM CEST

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