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

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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, said 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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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 28, 2022, with the headline Climate change, global conflicts to put pressure on food prices this year: Temasek. Subscribe