Blogs on price volatility

  • Farmers need objective, apolitical agriculture data to make the most of their harvest. Photo: ADB

    Harvesting the good data that Asia’s farmers need

    Published on Friday, 31 May 2019

    Area frame sampling – which compiles objective agriculture data using geographic areas and advanced technology – is increasingly being used in Asia to help farmers prepare for climate change and extreme weather.

  • Feeding the millions in Southeast Asia: How thin is thin?

    Published on Monday, 18 February 2013

    This is not about how to start the Lunar New Year right with proper weight management. Well, not exactly, as this is about thin trade and why thin is not good especially during excessive upswings and downswings of prices for Asia’s main food staple—rice.