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Vulnerable 'Chokepoints' Threaten Global Food Security, Experts Warn

Chatham House analysts say climate change could affect 14 key transportation routes.
Source: Reuters

More than a dozen supply chains and trade routes that facilitate global food trade are vulnerable to unforeseen crises or climate change, according to a new report.

Analysts at Chatham House, the U.K.-based think tank, released a report Tuesday identifying 14 critical junctures, or “chokepoints,” through which large volumes of global food

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