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China’s New Silk Road Could Expand Asia’s Deserts
September 10, 2016
China’s New Silk Road Could Expand Asia’s Deserts
Desertification, soil degradation, and drought are serious issues in most of the countries along the Belt and Road.
China’s New Silk Road Could Expand Asia’s Deserts
China’s Global Food Quest
March 24, 2016
China’s Global Food Quest
ChemChina’s $43 billion acquisition of Swiss-based Syngenta could be a game-changer for food production.
China’s Global Food Quest
The Nutritional Security Imperative
October 20, 2015
The Nutritional Security Imperative
Global food security can be achieved in the coming years, but equally important nutritional security needs attention.
The Nutritional Security Imperative
Singapore’s Impressive Food Security
September 06, 2015
Singapore’s Impressive Food Security
How has Singapore become the second-most food secure country in the world?
Singapore’s Impressive Food Security
Asia-Pacific Population Growth and the UN Post-2015 Development Agenda
June 18, 2015
Asia-Pacific Population Growth and the UN Post-2015 Development Agenda
As the world considers sustainable development goals, it should take close note of Asia-Pacific population pressures.
Asia-Pacific Population Growth and the UN Post-2015 Development Agenda
Food Security and Solomon Islands
September 03, 2014
Food Security and Solomon Islands
Pests and other ravages of climate change are creating a food security challenge for the Pacific island nation.
Food Security and Solomon Islands
India’s Dangerous Food Subsidies
August 27, 2014
India’s Dangerous Food Subsidies
India's agricultural subsidies are threatening its own food security, while harming farmers worldwide.
India’s Dangerous Food Subsidies
Reasons vs. Principles: India at the WTO
July 30, 2014
Reasons vs. Principles: India at the WTO
India’s defense of its food policy is understandable, but it risks isolation from future global markets.
Reasons vs. Principles: India at the WTO
Pakistan’s Impending Famine
March 14, 2014
Pakistan’s Impending Famine
The tragedy in drought-ravaged Thar says much about the limits of Pakistani democracy.
Pakistan’s Impending Famine
Plenty of Fish in the Sea? Food Security in the Indian Ocean
August 24, 2012
Plenty of Fish in the Sea? Food Security in the Indian Ocean
Climate change along with illegal, unreported and overfishing could disturb a vital balance in the Indian Ocean.
Plenty of Fish in the Sea? Food Security in the Indian Ocean
India's New Philanthropists
August 06, 2012
India's New Philanthropists
Indians are taking up the banner of “giving back”. Many more might join if incentives to do so could be enhanced.
India's New Philanthropists
India’s Food Security Problem
April 02, 2012
India’s Food Security Problem
The main reason for malnutrition in India isn’t so much lack of food as a woefully inefficient supply chain.
India’s Food Security Problem
Food Bill Stumbling?
January 30, 2012
Food Bill Stumbling?
India’s proposed National Food Security Bill would help feed hundreds of millions. But can the govt afford it?
Food Bill Stumbling?
India Moves on Food Security
December 21, 2011
India Moves on Food Security
India’s National Food Security Bill is aimed at offering subsidized food for hundreds of millions. Will it pass?
India Moves on Food Security
Frustrating Philippines Rice Crisis
April 14, 2011
Frustrating Philippines Rice Crisis
Reports on shortages of Asia’s favorite staple is raising rumors of a possible ‘rice revolution’ this year in the Philippines.
Frustrating Philippines Rice Crisis
Floods and Food Security
October 22, 2010
Floods and Food Security
ASEAN needs to co-ordinate its response to the floods that have hit Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines.
Floods and Food Security
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