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With ADB support, organic farming in Thailand is helping revive smallholder farming, providing better returns for family businesses, employment in the countryside, and healthy food to city dwellers, and protecting the environment from the use of pollutants, such as pesticides.

Innovative solutions for food security can help feed 9 billion people by 2050.

New rice varieties are being developed and water-saving cultivation technologies promoted to help feed Asia's growing populations.

ADB bolsters food security in Asia and the Pacific by helping countries improve the productivity, connectivity, and resilience of food supply chains.

A new ADB study says that while Asia's economic growth and structural transformation deepen the complexity in managing limited natural resources for food security, many pockets of Asia continue to struggle with high levels of poverty and poor nutrition.

Persistent gender inequalities that prevail in the Asia-Pacific region constrain women’s potential for contributing more effectively to agriculture, rural development, food and nutrition security, which undermine the region’s goal of long-term food security.

Space technology is providing vital information that helps address development challenges in Asia and the Pacific.

Tuna is one of the most sought-after fish species, on the verge of becoming dangerously scarce after four decades of overfishing. A sustainable fishery industry can help replenish the tuna stock in the ocean while at the same time guarantee food security and the livelihood of coastal communities in Asia and the Pacific.

Sustainable food production and consumption can help conserve the environment while meeting the needs of Asia's growing population.

As we celebrate World Environment Day, how you value your food can help shape a sustainable future.