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

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

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