Climate instability is poised to capsize Indian agriculture

There is a lack of urgency in addressing agriculture’s looming climate problems, which can have grave consequences on our national food security.

Over the last few months, the Russia-Ukraine war has been at the centre of global attention. While the war itself remains a primary concern, the world is also worried about its ripple effect on the global economy.

Two major concerns have been the impact on the global supply of fertilizers, of which Russia is the largest producer in the world, and agricultural commodities, most notably wheat. Together, Russia and Ukraine account for over 30% of the global exports of wheat, a staple in the diets of billions of people across the world. With concerns rising over its supply, the …


Karan Manral

Karan Manral is a co-founder of organic farming ventures Green Essentials and New Farmer. After dabbling with technology media, communication and marketing, and some kitchen gardening simultaneously, he (and his partner Yogita Mehra) took the plunge into organic farming full time a decade ago and has since been trying to make growing food more accessible for novice urban farmers.