A Vietnam farmer harvests spring onions in Ha Nam province outside of Hanoi. File photo: AFP
A Vietnam farmer harvests spring onions in Ha Nam province outside of Hanoi. File photo: AFP
Lesley Mitchell
Opinion

Opinion

Lesley Mitchell

As Asia’s alternative meat start-ups fight climate change, let’s not forget about small farmers

  • From insect-based animal feeds to plant-based protein, innovations can boost food security and reduce carbon emissions
  • But we need to consider people too. Rural farmers in Southeast Asia will be most affected by this shift to innovation and could suffer negative consequences

A Vietnam farmer harvests spring onions in Ha Nam province outside of Hanoi. File photo: AFP
A Vietnam farmer harvests spring onions in Ha Nam province outside of Hanoi. File photo: AFP
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