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FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific (APRC)

34th session - Nadi, Fiji, 9-13 April 2018

The 34th session of the Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific is scheduled to convene in Fiji, 9-13 April 2018.

Delegates to the Conference can expect to engage with FAO on the regional priorities and initiatives and the Sustainable Development Goals that drive FAO's work.  The forthcoming biennium in the RAP Region will be given a framework by Regional Initiatives:

There will be a full schedule of presentations, discussions and activities. Some of the highlights of the Conference include a Ministerial Roundtable on Zero Hunger, a Roundtable on "Imagining future healthy and inclusive food systems in Asia and the Pacific,” an Exhibition honoring the achievements and progress of the 10 Regional Offices that marking their 40th Anniversaries, a side event on how FAO's Strategic Programme now addresses development issues using a multi-sectoral, multi-disciplinary approach to deliver value-added in FAO’s work and a field trip.

Specific messages to be delivered at APRC include:

  • The Regional State of Food and Agriculture
  • Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
  • Safe Food for Better Nutrition and Trade
  • Climate Action for Agriculture

APRC in the news

Asia News Network OPINION: Doing the math in the countdown to zero hunger for the Asia-Pacific region

Kuensel Doing the math in the countdown to zero hunger for the Asia-Pacific region

Philippines Star (Op-Ed) Doing the math in the countdown to zero hunger for the Asia-Pacific region

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the People's Republic of China Chief Economist Zhang Hecheng Attends 34th Session of FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific

Vanuatu Daily Post Minister appeals to FAO towards evacuation

Daily Sun Zero Hunger: Dream and Reality for Bangladesh

PR Newswire Fiji partners with FAO and the European Union to build resilient and food secure communities

Vientiane Times Laos committed to fighting hunger

Farmers Daily (Zh) 联合国粮农组织:消除一切形式饥饿的决心很重要

myRepública should be no more people in this world suffering from hunger and undernutrition

Jakarta Globe Doing the Math in the Countdown to Zero Hunger in Asia Pacific

ReliefWeb Fiji partners with FAO and the European Union to build resilient and food secure communities

Xinhua Interview: Belt and Road Initiative provides opportunities for FAO to collaborate with China, says FAO chief

Xinhua Interview: FAO chief lauds China's achievements in poverty reduction

Xinhua (Zh)  中国致力于消除贫困且成就巨大——访联合国粮农组织总干事达席尔瓦

The International News (Op-Ed) The zero-hunger challenge

Fiji Sun Doing The Math In The Countdown To Zero Hunger Towards Asia-Pacific Region

Far Eastern Agriculture Asia-Pacific countries unite to tackle climate change effect on agriculture

Plano Informativo (Es) El hambre ha aumentado en el sureste asiático: FAO

20 minutos (Es) El hambre ha aumentado en el sureste asiático: FAO

Kontan (Bahasa) Tingkat obesitas anak Indonesia termasuk tertinggi di kawasan Asia Pasifik

Xinhua Fiji reiterates support to FAO

Scoop Asia-Pacific countries call for action to end hunger

Xinhua Accelerated action called for to end hunger in Asia-Pacific region

Fiji Times Numbers of overweight, obese people growing

Algérie Presse Service (Fr) FAO: lutte contre la faim et la malnutrition

China SME Belt and Road Initiative provides opportunities for FAO to collaborate with China, says FAO chief

Today online Obesity among Asia-Pacific children is a growing health crisis, researchers say  

China Daily FAO lauds China's achievements in poverty reduction

China.org Accelerated action called for to end hunger in Asia-Pacific region

FnB News Reduce rural poverty to achieve Zero Hunger, says FAO director general

Xinhua Finance Agency OBOR provides opportunities for FAO to collaborate with China: FAO chief

Xinhua Interview: FAO chief lauds China's achievements in poverty reduction

Radio New Zealand Call in Fiji to return to traditional foods to reduce NCDs

Xinhua Fiji, FAO ink resilience project deal

Fiji Sun Link From Rural To Urban Needed: Konrote

Live News Speech to the FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific in Nadi, Fiji

Bangkok Post Princess praised by FAO for efforts

Fiji Sun online Successful Conclusion To FAO Senior Officials Conference

Xinhua Asia-Pacific region makes great progress in food, agriculture sector: FAO

Fiji Times Fiji continues efforts to promote sustainable agriculture

Samoa Planet 34th Session Asia Pacific FAO Regional Conference a success

Interaksyon Obesity among Asia-Pacific children is a growing health crisis – researchers

Xinhua Fiji reiterates support to FAO

China Daily FAO: Asia-Pacific region makes great progress in food, agriculture

People's Daily (Zh) 联合国粮农组织总干事:将粮食生产者与城市更好地连接起来

China Daily Obesity among Asia-Pacific children a growing health crisis, study says

Japan Times Obesity among Asia-Pacific children a growing health crisis

Pakistan Today  ‘Asia Pacific still suffering from chronic hunger’

Fiji Sun Seruiratu: Need For Rural Economies To Work Together

La Repubblica (Italian) Asia-Pacifico, bambini obesi sotto i cinque in aumento: è ormai emergenza

Thairath (Thai) ‘เอฟเอโอ’ ยกย่อง สมเด็จพระเทพฯ ทรงเป็นผู้นำแก้ปัญหาขาดแคลนอาหาร อ่านข่าวต่อได้ที่

Fiji Sun Pacific Civil Society Groups To Join Big Confernce Here

MGR Online (Thai) ประชุม FAO Regional Conference เริ่มขึ้นแล้ววันนี้

Fiji Times Regional conference focuses on food security and stability

The News International Investing in nutrition

Nation (Thai) FAO กล่าวยกย่องสมเด็จพระเทพรัตนราชสุดา สยามบรมราชกุมารี

VOA ANALYSIS-Obesity Among Asia-Pacific Children is Growing Health Crisis

RMN News Nationwide (Tagalog) LUMOBO PA | Pagtaas ng obesity rate sa mga bata sa Asia-Pacific, bumilis

Phuket News Childhood obesity is rising rapidly in Asia-Pacific and it costs the region US$166 billion a year

Asian Correspondent Asia-Pacific children are facing an ‘obesity time bomb’ – researchers

Xinhuanet 34th FAO Asia-Pacific regional conference kicks off in Fiji

Scoop Countries of Asia-Pacific warned improvements to food safety and mitigating the effects of climate change on agriculture are critical to future food security, rural livelihoods and trade

Devdiscourse Countries of Asia-Pacific warned improvements to food safety and mitigating the effects of climate change on agriculture

Humanitarian News World: Countries of Asia-Pacific warned improvements to food safety and mitigating the effects of climate change on agriculture are critical to future food security, rural livelihoods and trade 

Prothom Alo Obesity among Asia-Pacific children rising rapidly

The Jakarta Post Obesity among Asia-Pacific children is a growing health crisis - researchers

The Asahi Shimbun Obesity among Asia-Pacific children a rising health crisis

South China Morning Post Childhood obesity is rising rapidly in Asia-Pacific and it costs the region US$166 billion a year

Viet Nam News (Op-Ed) Producing and consuming nutritious foods with dwindling natural resources

Newage (Op-Ed) Producing and consuming nutritious food

Xinhuanet Fiji ready to host 34th FAO Asia-Pacific regional conference

China Development Gateway Fiji ready to host 34th FAO Asia-Pacific regional conference

ABC Radio Australia Asia-Pacific wiman Fiji miting

Khmer Times (Op-Ed) Diets and nutrition pressing issues in Asia-Pacific

Bangkok Post (Op-Ed) Solving food security in an era of meagre resources

Bangladesh New Age (Op-Ed) Producing and consuming nutritious foods

Fiji Sun (Op-Ed) Producing and consuming nutritious food with dwindling natural resources

Sunday Observer (Op-Ed) Producing and consuming nutritious food with dwindling natural resources

Philippine Daily Inquirer (Op-Ed) Producing nutritious foods with dwindling natural resources

New Spotlight (Op-Ed) Producing And Consuming Nutritious Foods With Dwindling Natural Resources

My Republica (Op-Ed) Fighting hunger

Fiji Sun. Asia-Pacific Governments to Address Agriculture and Climate Change Issues At UN FAO Asia-Pacific Regional Conference Next Week

Jakarta Post (En) Eating Well Amid Fewer Natural Resources

Farmers' Daily (Zh) (Op-Ed) 联合国粮农组织总干事:在自然资源不断减少之际 生产和食用有营养的食物

Pakistan Daily Times (Op-Ed) Producing and consuming nutritious foods with dwindling natural resources

Fiji Sun online. 34th APRC announced for Asia-Pacific in Fiji

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