The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report, released by 5 UN agencies indicate that 735 millions of people went hungry in the world in 2022. Hunger is one of the most urgent and devastating problems facing humanity., and unfortunately persists in many parts of the world. While lack of access to food is multifaceted and complex, there are certain factors that have a significant impact on global food security. Two of those factors are sanctions on Russia and the fertilizer issue.. Economic sanctions imposed on Russia by various nations have a direct effect on the availability and affordability of food for the Russian population.. These restrictive measures are usually aimed at punishing or putting pressure on governments or individuals involved in activities..