Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Economic, Social and Policy Assistance

VISION:  Enabling socio-economic environment for productive, sustainable and equitable agricultural and rural development and food security in the Asia-Pacific Region.

MISSION STATEMENT:  Bringing together interdisciplinary expertise to (i) support and provide statistics, information, analysis and policy assistance for agricultural and rural development and food security that is timely, relevant and gender-sensitive; and (ii) strengthen national and regional capacity for informed decision-making.

The group brings together a range of core technical expertise and works together towards fulfillment of its vision and mission.

This year could be the first year in five years that global rice production has declined after years of record harvests, the Food and...
Bangkok, Thailand , 14 Oct 2014
The Zero Hunger Challenge in Asia and the Pacific has taken another important step toward implementation, FAO announced today. Government representatives from five countries are...
Bangkok, Thailand, 29 Sep 2014
The most comprehensive survey on the state of food insecurity in the world confirms large gains have been made in combating hunger in many...
Bangkok, Thailand, 16 Sep 2014

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