Asia

Food security: Asia’s critical balancing act

By: R. Quentin Grafton and John Williams, ANU, and Qiang Jiang, Sichuan University
Date: February 2nd 2016
Source: East Asia Forum

Asia’s food systems are under an unprecedented confluence of pressures. Balancing future food demand and supply in ways that protect the most vulnerable, while also being sustainable, must be a first order policy priority.

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