As a country with no natural resources, Singapore's throw-away culture is not just ironic but also bad for the climate. It is time to close the production loop and move to a sustainable economy, say participants at a roundtable on a zero-waste Singapore.
Andrea Gaynor –
Australia relied on homegrown produce to tide over food shortages during the Second World War. It could be time to harvest the lessons of yesteryear, says University of Western Australia's Andrea Gaynor.
Mahmoud Mohieldin –
Demographic trends can shape the economy and standards of living in a country. By crafting the right policies, governments can harness the demographic developments of the future to improve the well-being of its people, writes World Bank Group's Mahmoud Mohieldin.
Sustainability certifications for fish, meat and food staples are already well-established. Sheffield Hallam University's Wayne Martindale argues that it's time high-value, trendy foods like the avocado answer to the same standards.
No effort to address the migrant and refugee crisis will succeed unless it specifically targets the plight of the world’s rural poor, says International Fund for Agricultural Development president Kanayo F Nwanze.
Almost half of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set for 2030 are directly or indirectly related to transport, and it's time to relook Asia's transport system if the region is to meet the goals in time, says ADB's Nana Soetantri.
Indonesia has already made notable strides to develop climate mitigation strategies that ensure the protection of its forests, notably through its high-level support for efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation ...
This briefing note outlines the challenges and opportunities for Indonesia to achieve water, energy and food security targets in ways that align with its long term development strategy. A water-energy-food ...
This paper aims to provide policy makers with an overview of how different organizations and sectors perceive the challenges and opportunities of sustainable agriculture in ASEAN and its contribution to ...