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Russia war sanctions should not deprive Asia of fertilizer

Expansion of domestic grain production depends on secure access to inputs

| Russia & Caucasus
A shuttered fertilizer store in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka, on April 25: Carving out targeted exceptions to Western sanctions to facilitate Russian fertilizer exports would support increased food production.   © Getty Images

Kamran Bokhari is director of analytical development at foreign policy think tank New Lines Institute for Strategy and Policy in Washington and a national security and foreign policy lecturer at the University of Ottawa's Professional Development Institute.

International efforts to isolate Russia over its aggression in Ukraine have come at a huge cost to global food security.

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