›Over 20 million tons of grain are stuck in Ukraine. What does that mean for the world?
business11:40Over 20 million tons of grain are stuck in Ukraine. What does that mean for the world?Countries in the Middle East and North Africa desperately need wheat from Ukraine for their staple foods.... But Russian troops have stalled wheat harvests in Ukraine and trapped tons of the valuable grain at Black Sea ports. As a result, wheat prices globally have skyrocketed. And now, we're facing a global food crisis, especially in places like Lebanon, where the economy is already crumbling. Except this problem was brewing even before the war in Ukraine. Droughts, floods, and extreme temperatures have ravaged wheat crops across the globe for years. We travel from Ukraine to Lebanon to learn just how fragile the big business of wheat really is.