Food for All: Investing in Food Security in Asia and the Pacific - Issues, Innovations, and Practices

Publication | January 2012

This book distills the wealth of information and depth of discussions derived from the proceedings of the Investment Forum for Food Security in Asia and the Pacific held on 7–9 July 2010 in Manila.

  • US$52.00 (paperback)

Food security is a critical issue for Asia and the Pacific. The region is the world's key supplier and largest consumer of food yet it is also home to the largest number of the world's poor and hungry. It presents a stark contrast—a food bowl that is full to the brim but cannot feed those who need food the most just to survive. To address food security in a sustainable manner, ADB, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) joined hands to convene this landmark forum. With this book, ADB seeks to facilitate the sharing of knowledge, innovations, good practices, and lessons on food security and to catalyze greater interest and action on the issue at every front.


  • Introduction
  • A Multisector Response to Food Security
  • Food for All through Innovative Partnerships
  • Country Responses to Food Security
  • Fostering Food Security through Regional Cooperation and Integration
  • Investments for Enhancing Productivity
  • Investing in Natural Resource Management and Environment Services
  • Building Resilience Against Vulnerability
  • Innovative Financing for Food Security
  • Investments in Connectivity
  • Perspectives from Key Stakeholders
  • Road Map for Change
  • Appendix: Program of the Investment Forum for Food Security in Asia and the Pacific

Additional Details

  • Agriculture and natural resources
  • 368
  • BKK113029
  • 978-92-9092-515-6 (Print)
  • 978-92-9092-516-3 (Web)

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