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.

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
ASEAN nations have moved a step closer in their efforts to formulate a framework of a new vision and priorities for the years 2016-2025...
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, 19 Aug 2014

Recent Publications
A regional rice strategy for sustainable food security in Asia and the Pacific
RAP Publication - 2014/05
The State of Food and Agriculture in Asia and the Pacific 2014
RAP Publication - 2014/04
Upcoming Meetings
Title Location
29 - 30 Sep 2014 Regional Workshop on Regional Initiatives of the Zero Hunger Challenges in Asia and the Pacific Bangkok, Thailand

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