Supply chain glitches have been listed as one of the reasons Africa could be facing mounting food pressure, with an imminent threat of public unrest flagged in some countries on the continent, a research note by Oxford Economics Africa has warned.

Should governments fail to cushion the impact of surging food prices, countries like Ghana and Tunisia, in particular, could face a backlash from their people.

Ethiopia, Zambia, Sudan, and Nigeria, where food prices are more exposed to inflationary pressures than elsewhere, have also been mentioned in this regard.

Higher-than-average food price surges threaten African nations | Freight News