Alliance Against Hunger and Malnutrition in Asia

Ensuring Household Food and Nutrition Security in Asia

Govt’s urged to adopt ‘agroecology’ at Hanoi Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change

Hanoi, 10 Sept: Civil society groups urged governments to adopt “agroecology” practices to protect farmers’ yields in the face of climate change. In a statement issued during the just-concluded 2nd … Continue reading

September 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

‘Land grabbing is water grabbing’ says Land Coalition director

STOCKHOLM (28 Aug): The wave of large-scale land deals seen around the world is turning out to be not just an issue about “land grabbing” but also “water grabbing”. During … Continue reading

August 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Big task ahead for India to achieve food security by 2020

BANGALORE (August 29, 2012) – Experts in agriculture and horticulture on Tuesday cautioned that the country had a challenging task of increasing its food production from the present 240 million … Continue reading

August 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Asia-Pacific development progress under threat: UNDP

MANILA (July 26): Countries in Asia and the Pacific have made significant gains in human development over the last three decades, but inequalities between the rich and the poor, as … Continue reading

August 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Philippine Senator says budget should include comprehensive farm, fishing insurance

MANILA (August 5, 2012) –  As Senate deliberations on the 2013 national budget draw near,  Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food Chairman Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan said that the government should … Continue reading

August 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Experts warn of future Asia-Pacific food vulnerability

BANGKOK (August 3, 2012) — Drought in the United States and India is leading to higher food prices and has some experts warning Asia-Pacific countries to step up investment in … Continue reading

August 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Blue-green food revolution in Bangladesh

DHAKA (July 27, 2012) – An expert hopes Bangladesh will achieve self-sufficiency in food production by 2050, and alleviate poverty, with an ambitious scheme called the Blue-Green Revolution, news portal … Continue reading

August 1, 2012 · Leave a comment