Drought brings record prices for chickpeas, a staple in India

Chickpea prices have soared 44 percent in the past year to reach an all-time high in India, says Agrimoney. India is the world’s largest consumer of chickpeas but the pulse is in short supply because of drought. “And soaring prices are even prompting discussion of a total ban on trading in the staple foodstuff,” said… » Read More

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