Climate change, global conflicts to put pressure on food prices this year: Temasek

Shoppers at the baking section of Mustafa Centre on June 20, 2022. Diversifying from current agriculture methods could help create more efficient, secure and sustainable sources of food. ST PHOTO: FELINE LIM
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SINGAPORE - The war in Ukraine and climate change will put significant pressure on food prices this year and have a profound impact on middle-income households, said Temasek executive Steve Howard.

Dr Howard, the investment firm's chief sustainability officer, told The Straits Times that diversifying from existing agriculture approaches could help alleviate these price pressures while creating more efficient, secure and sustainable sources of food.

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