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Food supply and distribution in Asia and the Pacific

United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. Secretariat.

Food supply and distribution in Asia and the Pacific

medium-term outlook and regional co-operation, item 5 of the provisional agenda : special study

by United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. Secretariat.

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Published by United Nations, Economic and Social Council in Bangkok, Thailand .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia,
  • Pacific Area
    • Subjects:
    • Food supply -- Asia -- Congresses.,
    • Food supply -- Pacific Area -- Congresses.,
    • Food industry and trade -- Asia -- Congresses.,
    • Food industry and trade -- Pacific Area -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby the Secretariat.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9016.A782 U65 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 211 p. ;
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2699037M
      LC Control Number85915701

      WATCH: Three years ago today, we launched a book on the history of ADB to celebrate our 50th anniversary. “Banking on the Future of Asia and the Pacific: 50 Years of the Asian Development Bank” tells the story of the region’s economic development, the evolution of the international development agenda, and the story of ADB itself/5().   Producing enough food to feed burgeoning populations is a challenge in the South Pacific due to limited arable land, exacerbated by poor soil quality and inefficient farming practices. One recent United Nations report estimates that some developing countries in Asia and the Pacific will need to increase their food production by up to 77% by.

      China's form of government is a communist state known as a People's Republic. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is the leading political party in China. Unlike parties in Western democracies, CCP is a tightly organized political force that controls and leads society at all levels. The party sets policy and controls its execution through. Asia Pacific is a decisive component in the global food chain. Asia’s large and growing population and rising incomes will continue to drive demand for food, agricultural commodities and resources. But Asia cannot produce enough to support itself.

        Asia-Pacific is home to well over half of all people worldwide who do not obtain sufficient dietary energy to maintain normal, active, healthy lives. Smashwords – Asia and the Pacific Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition Placing Nutrition at the Centre of Social Protection – a book by Food and Agriculture Organization of. Asia-Pacific sub regions, except for Central Asia and the Pacific region, where it stayed the same Sanitation •Compared with water supply, sanitation coverage is in a dire state •Only around 53% of the region’s population has access to improved sanitation •The most rapid progress has been in South-East Asia and in North-East Asia.


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