The Asia and Pacific region is home to the largest number of poor, and is one of the most vulnerable regions against the impacts of climate change and economic shocks. The region is also the largest supplier and consumer of food. It is home to a dynamic food and agriculture industry that is providing an increasing range of affordable food products. Thus, what the region does for its food security will resonate around the world.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) are co-organizing the first regional forum on food security to showcase Asia and the Pacific as an attractive region for increased public and private sector investments on food security related initiatives. Click here for more details.