30 Nov '15, 12am

@MurdochUni - RSIS Joint Seminar on Food Security, Trade and Partnership #Singapore 3/12/15 https://t.co/7ENScwpDA0

Asia has made significant progress towards reducing poverty and food insecurity, and many countries in the region have achieved food security in the short term. Eliminating food insecurity altogether is a long-term issue however, and there is growing concern regarding Asia’s ability to provide adequate quantities of safe, nutritious and good quality food in the face of increasing population pressure, urbanisation, and environmental deficits. The issue of food security as a complex, context-dependent and shared concern formed the starting point of the Second Murdoch Commission (SMC), an independent, international inquiry established by Murdoch University. The Commission investigated how contemporary food security in Asia is embedded in increasingly interdependent food systems, and to answer the question how best can Asia feed itself over the coming two decades? The scope of...

Full article: http://www.rsis.edu.sg/event/murdoch-university-rsis-join...

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