Empty shelves at a Carrefour supermarket in Taiwan following the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters Empty shelves at a Carrefour supermarket in Taiwan following the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters
Empty shelves at a Carrefour supermarket in Taiwan following the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: food security, Asia’s next battle in a post-Covid world

  • In theory there is no reason to fear a food crisis like the one that shook the world in 2007
  • But fear itself, spread by the coronavirus, may be enough to trigger one

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Empty shelves at a Carrefour supermarket in Taiwan following the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters Empty shelves at a Carrefour supermarket in Taiwan following the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters
Empty shelves at a Carrefour supermarket in Taiwan following the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters
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