The Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) chart by region as of March 10, 2022, shows a normal vegetation index on the Mediterranean coast and a below normal NDVI in the high lands. The Algerian government again increased domestic procurement prices of grains from farmers to encourage production and grain collection. World concerns raised over world commodities supply due to Ukraine-Russia war. However, the Algerian Office of Cereals (OAIC) assured that the war between Russia and Ukraine will not affect the country's grain imports. On March 13, 2022, Algeria banned exports of foodstuffs made from imported ingredients.