Who has benefited from high rice prices in Viet Nam?
For rice sector growth in Viet Nam to be sustainable, everybody needs to benefit from the increased wealth.
Published: Oct 23, 2013
Over the past two decades, expanding rice production has been heralded as the driver of Viet Nam’s rapid economic growth. Record world rice prices meant record profits for the largely state-owned rice exporters, but not for the millions of small-scale farmers who produced it.