The Asia-Pacific is on the precipice of a disturbing uptick in poverty due to the increasing frequency and severity of natural disasters fueled by climate change and their ripple effect on water and food supplies, warn top emergency management officials from APEC member economies.
The threat has prompted officials to ramp up preparedne..
Media registration is open for the 2016 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week on 14-20 November in Lima, to be chaired by Peru President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski.
After transforming the Asia-Pacific into the world’s growth engine and lifting hundreds of millions out of poverty, trade-driven growth has stalled and scrutiny of glob..
Agriculture officials from APEC member economies and industry representatives are partnering to reduce a costly explosion in food waste in the Asia-Pacific that could jeopardize the future of global food security.
Technical discussions between these groups in Taipei took forward measures for improving food waste assessment and controls..
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Food security provides the basic condition for a prosperous region that thrives in an integrated economy. This is the challenge that Asia-Pacific agriculture officials are tackling as they come together in Piura, Peru this week to develop food security policy..
Improved agricultural products are planted in almost 88 million hectares in the Asia-Pacific region. The question of how the APEC member economies can better facilitate the advancement of biotechnology to promote food security and trade is central to the agenda of food security officials convening in Piura, Peru this week.