Reuters reports from Cambodia:
Demand has pushed a kilogram of rat meat up to around 5,000 riel ($1.28) from 1,200 riel last year.
They don’t say how many rats are needed to provide a kilo of meat, however.
The stated reason for the rise in the price of rat meat is the expense of beef: 20,000 riel per kilo. Which works out to about $2.33 per pound, which seems cheap to me. Is there a website somewhere showing the price of beef in different countries around the world?