Event Description

Market Prices Drop

This year’s harvest has been alright, but a drop in global market prices has forced everybody in your part of the world to accept ridiculously low prices for their goods.

Yield on crops and livestock are very low this year.

In-game Effects

Yields from all crops and livestock drop to approximately one third of the usual values.

Additional Info

For game balancing reasons, this event is more likely to happen when the player is otherwise performing well and making a profit.

External Resources

Reuters article about global market price affecting smallhold farmers:

“World Commodity Prices and their Impact on Developing Countries”, 2002, ODI.org: