The transmission channels of perishables like fruits and vegetables from producers to consumers in developing countries need a revamp to provide benefits to all involved.
Blog posts on "irrigation"
Climate-smart and resource-saving farming technologies could be one way to address hunger in Asia.
Despite decreases in hunger due to economic growth, millions in Asia remain malnourished and without direct action the situation could get worse.
Small farmers, even women and those belonging to the Dalit caste and ethnic minorities, are beginning to participate in the management of water users’ associations in parts of Nepal.
Responsible urban and regional planning and policy-making should do more to defend traditional cultures and ancestral domains in secondary cities.
Yes – but only if the focus is on quality and impact, and not on the quantity and volume of investment.
A majority of respondents think drip and sprinkler systems are the best solution.
Growing more food with less water is the only solution to feed hungry urban populations and quench thirst for energy in developing Asia. Innovative approaches to managing energy and water can provide solutions.
A recent trip to southern Bangladesh showed that if you want to ensure water and food security, it’s also important that the right people are deciding how much water is needed, and when.
Despite significant progress, Asia is still home to two-thirds of the world’s hungry people. ADB’s new Operational Plan for Food Security 2015-2020 focuses on 6 critical areas to address the region’s food security challenges in the SDGs era.