11th March 2022

Schroders: Ukraine crisis spells ‘real risk’ of global food shortages

Russia’s status as a key exporter of wheat and fertiliser products means there is now a “real risk of future food shortages” as a result of the Ukraine crisis, according to the managers of Schroders’ Global Resource Equities fund, who believe $30trn needs to be invested between now and 2050 to create more sustainable food and water system.