There is a good article on food security which is worth thinking about. Syed Akbar Ali writes on his blog:
"As we are sitting and reading this, little termites are eating away here and there maybe without us realizing it.
We talk about food security, being self sufficient in food production, saving valuable foreign exchange which is now used to import food, providing employment in the agricultural sector etc. We import about 800,000 tonnes of rice a year. At RM1,500 per tonne, we are spending RM1.2 Billion to import rice".
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