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The Russia-Ukraine War has Turned Egypt's Food Crisis into an Existential Threat to the Economy | Middle East Institute

3 March 2022


With the outbreak of the Russia-Ukraine war on Feb. 24, 2022, Egypt's food security crisis now poses an existential threat to its economy. The fragile state of Egypt's food security stems from the agricultural sector's inability to produce enough cereal grains, especially wheat, and oilseeds to meet even half of the country's domestic demand.



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