We should try to emulate Thailand

Productive: File photo of a Thai farmer harvesting padi. Thailand is currently the world’s second largest exporter of rice (after India), something which Malaysia should try to emulate. — AFP

WHILE we argue over why we have failed to deliver food security, prices continue to rise and inflation is setting in.

Going by the many forecasts made by experts, the price of oil is not going to decrease anytime soon. Food prices will follow suit because moving food around the globe would incur higher logistical costs. And with the Russia-Ukraine conflict not showing any sign of abating, the situation will continue to be grim for all.

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