Energy crisis and embargoes: why fertilizers are becoming increasingly scarce

Empty supermarket shelves and in some cases very high prices for staple foods continue to fuel concerns about a food shortage. Meanwhile, those responsible in politics and agriculture are almost praying that supplies are secure. In its communication on food security, the European Commission stated at the end of March: There is no reason to fear a shortage. The EU agricultural sector is “largely self-sufficient” in food production. However, this is only partly true.

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