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The paradoxical values of traditional deep water floating rice systems

Dumaresq, David; Nguyen, Van; Pittock, James; Oo, Min; Sok, Kimchhin; van Hieu, Tran; Blessington, Louise


Deep water floating rice (DW-FR) production has declined substantially across Asia, despite being a source of nutritious, culturally-important and flood-adapted food. Low perceived commercial value, and the desire for increased rice exports, has led to intensified farming of high yielding variety (HYV) rice. We used a commodity value-chain analysis to investigate the values of DW-FR in Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar. Poor communication and value-transference along the supply chain lead to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Global Food Security
DOI: 10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100391


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