Farmers were forced to think of creative ways to rescue pigs caught in the floods in China’s Henan province. Photo: Simon Song Farmers were forced to think of creative ways to rescue pigs caught in the floods in China’s Henan province. Photo: Simon Song
Farmers were forced to think of creative ways to rescue pigs caught in the floods in China’s Henan province. Photo: Simon Song

China floods: Henan farmers see livelihoods washed away, face African swine fever worries

  • Henan province, which is famous for agriculture, and pork production in particular, was left paralysed by floods last week
  • Many farmers returned to pig raising and expanded their herds to capitalise on high prices after African swine fever swept the country in 2018 and 2019

Topic |   China food security
Farmers were forced to think of creative ways to rescue pigs caught in the floods in China’s Henan province. Photo: Simon Song Farmers were forced to think of creative ways to rescue pigs caught in the floods in China’s Henan province. Photo: Simon Song
Farmers were forced to think of creative ways to rescue pigs caught in the floods in China’s Henan province. Photo: Simon Song
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