Pigs in a pen at a pig farm in China’s Yiyang county: the country’s pig population is estimated to have been reduced by half. Photo: AFP

Analysis |
Swine fever, climate change, Armyworm: a perfect storm for Asia’s food prices

  • Global food prices recently hit a five-year peak but a variety of factors mean the worst may be yet to come
  • Asia is acutely vulnerable, and governments may have to reconsider their policies in response
Topic |   Food and agriculture
Pigs in a pen at a pig farm in China’s Yiyang county: the country’s pig population is estimated to have been reduced by half. Photo: AFP
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