RAP publication 2004/06
RAP PUBLICATION 2004/06

Towards a Food-Secure Asia and Pacific - Regional Strategic Framework for Asia and the Pacific

   
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
SECOND EDITION
Bangkok, 2004
   
 
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FAO member nations in the Asia-Pacific region (46)

Afghanistan
Australia
Bangladesh
Bhutan
Cambodia
China
Cook Islands
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Fiji
France
India
Indonesia
Iran, Islamic Republic of
Japan
Kazakhstan
Kiribati
Kyrgystan
Republic of Korea
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Malaysia
Maldives
Marshall Islands
Micronesia, Federated States of
Mongolia
Myanmar
Nauru
Nepal
New Zealand
Niue
Pakistan
Palau
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Samoa
Solomon Islands
Sri Lanka
Tajikistan
Thailand
Timor-Leste
Tonga
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
United States of America
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Viet Nam

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© FAO 2004


First edition: May 2004
Second edition: October 2004

Table of Contents


PREFACE

1. PURPOSE OF THE REGIONAL STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK

2. REGIONAL ISSUES AND LOCAL CONCERNS IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC

3. THEMATIC PROGRAMME AREAS

3.1 Agriculture restructuring under changing market and trade conditions
3.2 Decentralizing governance in support of sustainable development
3.3 Reducing vulnerability to disasters
3.4 Promoting effective and equitable management, conservation and sustainable use of natural resources
3.5 Strengthening biosecurity for food security and agricultural trade
3.6 Alleviating poverty in rice-based livelihood systems

4. IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY

4.1 Comparative advantage of FAO's regional office and emerging opportunities
4.2 Challenges
4.3 Monitoring and evaluation


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