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India Seen as Thwarting G-7 Push to Avert Global Food Crisis

  • Rise in food export bans may lead to a global domino effect
  • India blocking efforts to dissuade food protectionism at WTO
Workers at a wholesale market in the Narela district of New Delhi.

Workers at a wholesale market in the Narela district of New Delhi.

Photographer: Anindito Mukherjee/Bloomberg

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A plan proposed by the Group of Seven nations to mitigate a looming global food crisis is confronting an immovable force -- India.