Blueprint for a Stable Rice Market in Southeast Asia

ASEAN nations can help avoid world rice price shocks by reducing export restrictions, placing less emphasis on self-sufficiency, retooling Thailand's rice pledging program, and expanding coordinated rice policies with India and Pakistan, according to a series of working papers from ADB. Read more.

A Rice Futures Market?

Commodities exchange: options for addressing price risk and price volatility in rice

ASEAN and Global Rice Situation and Outlook

The current and projected status of the rice economies in ASEAN countries


Climate Change and Price Volatility

The ASEAN Plus Three Emergency Rice Reserve as a mechanism for ensuring food security

ASEAN's Resiliency to Rice Price Volatility

Further actions toward enhancing ASEAN's resiliency to extreme rice price volatility

Water Security = Food Security

Increasing populations, changing diets, growing cities, and expanding energy and industrial production each demands a greater share of Asia's available water resources.

12 Things to Know in 2012: Rice

Rice remains Asia's most important crop as it continues to be the single largest source of calories for the majority of consumers who are poor.

Food Security, Growing Region

ADB's Lourdes S. Adriano explains how coordinated policy actions among ASEAN countries may help balance the trade of rice.