Take a look at the beta version of dw.com. We're not done yet! Your opinion can help us make it better.
Some farmers say their yield is almost halved because of the scorching heat.
India cited threats to food security and rising prices as reasons behind the policy U-turn. Global buyers had turned to India for wheat supplies after Russia's war on Ukraine disrupted agriculture markets.
A recent heat wave caused India to ban wheat exports. Experts say adapting farming practices and growing more millets can ensure India's food security.
As food prices rose and war broke out in Ukraine, investors looking for a sure bet flocked into food commodities. The trend could be pushing prices up even further, with live-or-die consequences for the world's poor.
The burning of fossil fuels like coal and gas supercharged the heat wave that has scorched India and Pakistan in recent weeks, two separate attribution studies have found.
© 2022 Deutsche Welle |
Accessibility Statement |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version