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Vietnam's rice formula
As rice shortages continue to bedevil countries like the Philippines, Vietnam has managed through a savvy balance of government investment and market liberalization to guarantee food security for the population, which gets three-quarters of its daily calories from rice, and turn Vietnam into one of the top rice exporters in the world.
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