With the Covid pandemic, an ongoing war in Europe, and soaring inflation all jostling for the leading headline, some may have missed the looming global food crisis quietly waiting around the corner.
India, the second largest wheat producer in the world, has banned wheat exports. China currently has a frigid relationship with much of the West, while one of their agricultural officers has alarmingly warned China’s yield could be ‘the worst in history’.
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