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- Mar 2022
quarter of the key nutrients used in European food production come from Russia.
Sorld is dangerously dependent on an aggressor nation’s supply of fertilizer.
Russia also produces enormous amounts of nutrients, like potash and phosphate - key ingredients in fertilisers, which enable plants and crops to grow. "Half the world's population gets food as a result of fertilisers... and if that's removed from the field for some crops, [the yield] will drop by 50%," Mr Holsether said.
Geopolitical vulnerability of the existing dependency on Russian fertilizer.