Thai paddy fields submerged in flood waters
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Food costs feature on Asia political agenda in 2011

The high cost of food has featured heavily on the political agenda in Asia during 2011, despite commodity prices falling back towards the end of the year.

The BBC's correspondents in Thailand, India and Sri Lanka report on how the authorities have dealt with local concerns and responded to natural disasters such as the Thai floods that created new shortages.

  • 21 Dec 2011