Southeast Asia’s rice, fruits, and seafood are threatened by global warming. What can the ASEAN community do to avert a food security disaster? MANILA, Philippines – Did you know that unabated global warming can harm humanity’s supply of food? read more →

MANILA, Philippines – Asia needs to step up its fight against hunger and malnutrition. Approximately two-thirds of the one billion hungry people in the world are found in Asia alone. Despite being a leading source of food, particularly agricultural products, the region is still hindered from achieving targets declared in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). read more →

Member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have been urged to speed up the harmonization of food standards across the region to unlock the economic potential of the agri-food sector by 2015. read more →

LOS BAÑOS, Laguna, Philippines – The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015 is expected to play a major role in defining Southeast Asia’s agricultural landscape, industry experts noted. read more →

2013 Oct 18
October 18, 2013

Food (in) security in ASEAN

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With the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) barely two years away, leaders in the region are busy trying to implement economic policies that will put into operation ASEAN’s vision of a common regional market. read more →