All throughout the world, food is becoming more expensive and, occasionally, even more scarce. People are being forced everywhere to adjust to the new conditions, which occasionally entails modifying their diets.

Sri Lanka
Annual food inflation – 75.8% in June
Income spent on food – 29.6%
Everything is in low supply, including food, gasoline, and medications. Even some with successful careers struggle to make basic purchases. However, jackfruit trees are becoming a popular alternative food source for many Sri Lankans.

Annual food inflation – 22% in July
Income spent on food – 59.1%
Poor harvests and increased demand during the pandemic soared globally due to poor harvests and increased demand. The majority of a bakery’s ingredients in Nigeria are imported. But since a loaf of bread costs a fraction of what it does in Europe, price rises are considerably more difficult to bear.

Annual food inflation – 11.59% in July
Income spent on food – 26.6%
A series of strikes that started in April as farmers and transportation workers protested rising gasoline and fertilizer prices severely impacted the food supply. Families received eggs to use in their home kitchens as the price of oil skyrocketed. But now, there are currently no eggs either.

Annual food inflation – 4.1% in June
Income spent on food – 26.9%
Chicken farmers agreed to a limit until the conclusion of Ramadan. But they had to increase prices at the beginning of May, which led to a strike. Then the commotion on social media started. A resident was pleased to see the demonstration had an impact but expressed concern that it had not addressed the root of the problem.