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FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED
REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
BANGKOK, THAILAND, APRIL 2001
RAP PUBLICATION: 2001/03
Minas K. Papademetriou
Frank J. Dent
This publication brings together edited manuscripts of papers presented at the Expert Consultation on Crop Diversification in the Asia-Pacific Region, held in Bangkok, Thailand, 4 to 6 July, 2000.
The consultation was organized and sponsored by the FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
The report of the consultation was brought out in October 2000
(RAP publication: 2000/14).
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INTRODUCTORY REMARKS - Minas K. Papademetriou
WELCOME ADDRESS - Dr. R.B. Singh
CROP DIVERSIFICATION IN BANGLADESH - M. Enamul Hoque
CROP DIVERSIFICATION IN CHINA - Zuo Mengxiao
CROP DIVERSIFICATION IN INDIA - C.R. Hazra
CROP DIVERSIFICATION IN JAPAN - Masa Iwanaga
CROP DIVERSIFICATION IN MALAYSIA - Tunku Mahmud Bin Tunku Yahya
CROP DIVERSIFICATION IN NEPAL - K. C. Sharma
CROP DIVERSIFICATION IN THE PHILIPPINES - Rene Rafael C. Espino and Cenon S. Atienza
CROP DIVERSIFICATION IN SRI LANKA - S.S.B.D.G. Jayawardane and L. A. Weerasena
CROP DIVERSIFICATION IN THAILAND - Chavalvut Chainuvati and Withaya Athipanan
CROP DIVERSIFICATION IN VIET NAM - Nguyen Van Luat
INTENSIFICATION OF CROP DIVERSIFICATION IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION - H.P.M. Gunasena
UNCTAD'S PROJECT ON CAPACITY BUILDING FOR DIVERSIFICATION AND COMMODITY-BASED DEVELOPMENT - Alexei N. Mojarov
ALTERNATIVE CROPS AND CULTIVARS FOR NEW OPPORTUNITIES - Mahmud A. Duwayri
CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
LIST OF PARTICIPANTS