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.


News
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
FAO's monthly food price indexregistered another drop in August, continuing a 5-month downward run and reaching its lowest level since September 2010. The index's August average...
Rome, Italy, 11 Sep 2014

Recent Publications
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Upcoming Meetings
Date
Title Location
13 - 14 Nov 2014 Third Meeting of the Regional Steering Committee for Asia and the Pacific for the Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics Bangkok, Thailand

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