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KINIGUIDE | Chicken shortage and food insecurity - what's behind it?

KINIGUIDE | For several weeks the prices of chicken started going up. And then over the weekend, the produce started disappearing off shelves and wet markets.

Malaysiakini looks into why and the larger issue of food security in Malaysia.

What is food security?

Food security largely refers to the ability of a country to ensure an affordable supply of food for its citizens.

It is measured by the import dependency and self-sufficiency ratios, which measure how much selected agricultural commodities are imported.

Poultry meat and chicken and duck eggs are particularly important food products as

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