3 min read.Updated: 26 May 2022, 08:10 AM ISTBloomberg
People don’t eat wheat. They buy flour to make their daily bread. But a heat wave has stunted grain formation.
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The only thing India can possibly do during this year’s global food crisis is to not make it any worse for its own poor. As the cost of basic nutrition balloonseverywhere, the second-most-populous nation’s best bet is to fall back on its extensive system of state procurement and public distribution to soften the blow.