Alliance Against Hunger and Malnutrition in Asia

Ensuring Household Food and Nutrition Security in Asia

Twenty more “Niles” needed to feed growing population said world leaders

OSLO (September 10, 2012)  – The world needs to find the equivalent of the flow of 20 Nile rivers by 2025 to grow enough food to feed a rising population … Continue reading

September 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

‘Eating’ water latest and rising threat to a thirsty world

STOCKHOLM (August 27, 2012) – Paradoxically, the water we “eat” is likely to become one of the growing new dangers to millions of the world’s thirsty, hungering for this finite … Continue reading

August 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Pakistan govt asked to improve food security situation

ISLAMABAD (August 23, 2012) – The Attock Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) on Wednesday asked the Pakistan government to improve the country’s deteriorating ranking in the food security index, as … Continue reading

August 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

UN calls for ‘integrated’ climate policies, as drought worsens worldwide

Manila (August 21, 2012) – The United Nations is calling for more consolidated efforts to combat climate change and counter its effects on global food security amid worsening droughts and … Continue reading

August 24, 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

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

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

In Search for a Sustainable Framework for Food Security and Livelihoods of the Rural Poor

In 2010, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported that of the 925 million hungry, 578 million are found in Asia. Among these are Asia’s small food producers, majority of … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · Leave a comment