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

India’s food ministry looks to expand Food Security Bill coverage to cover 67% of the population

NEW DELHI – The food ministry is pushing to expand coverage of the Food Security Bill to cover 67% of the population, the Economic Times said on Monday. Citing a … Continue reading

August 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Climate change can deal blow to land tenure

Climate change and natural disasters threaten land tenure in Asia and can even deal “heavy blows” to smallholders, according to a loose coalition of civil society groups pushing for land … Continue reading

August 9, 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

Small farms key to Asia’s long-term food security

In securing Asia’s future food needs, size does matter. More specifically, small farms matter. Historically, the region’s food security and agriculture have been built on the productivity and resiliency of … Continue reading

July 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Old Issues and New Challenges to Food Security in Asia

by Antonio B. Quizon This reflection paper by Antonio B. Quizon is based on a regional workshop held on 22 – 23 August 2011 in Jakarta, Indonesia, on the theme … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · Leave a comment