Low Tech Podcast, No. 48 – 27 May 2022
Is a Growing Global Wheat Crisis Brewing?
In this episode we discuss the potential for a global wheat crisis brought on by the Russian invasion of Ukraine with William G. Moseley (@WilliamGMoseley).
UN FAO: “Is the global food system on the cusp of a major shift?” – https://www.fao.org/cfs/cfs-hlpe/news-archive/detail/en/c/1493923/
New York Times: “Ukraine War Threatens to Cause a Global Food Crisis” – https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/20/world/americas/ukraine-war-global-food-crisis.html
Al Jazeera: “Infographic: Russia, Ukraine and the global wheat supply” – https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/2/17/infographic-russia-ukraine-and-the-global-wheat-supply-interactive
Bloomberg: “The $120 Billion Global Grain Trade Is Being Redrawn by Russia’s War in Ukraine” – https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2022-04-05/will-russia-s-war-in-ukraine-cause-wheat-shortages-raise-food-prices-more
Washington Post: “The World’s Food System Is Too Dependent on Wheat” – https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/energy/the-worlds-food-system-is-too-dependent-on-wheat/2022/04/21/e7e1bd9a-c183-11ec-b5df-1fba61a66c75_story.html
“Time Lapse” off of Time Lapse by Xylo-Ziko (CC-BY-NC-SA)
The Gleaners, by Jean-François Millet, public domain: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jean-Fran%C3%A7ois_Millet_(II)_-_The_Gleaners_-_WGA15691.jpg