Christine Chemnitz and Inka Dewitz –
We must use the knowledge we already have to transform our agricultural and food systems, or face the prospect of a prolonged epoch of contagion, fear, and economic stagnation.
Julian Trilaksana and Nurul Ihsan –
Diversification can increase food security by mitigating the threat of crop failure. Indonesia can tap suboptimal land to grow many types of alternative crops such as sago.
Covid-19 has highlighted food insecurity in imports-dependent Singapore. Ng Huiying, Woon Tien Wei and Tan Hang Chong argue that food security is a matter of national security, and it is time to reimagine Singapore's potential for growing food.
Covid-19 has highlighted the urgent need for ambitious, all-encompassing reforms rather than incremental measures. A global scheme to improve planetary health is a radical new approach to safeguard the future of fast-growing cities.
Robin Hicks –
As Singapore-based salad bar chain SaladStop! marks its 10th anniversary, co-owner Katherine Desbaillets talks to Eco-Business about phasing out meat, food waste and single-use packaging, and dealing with customers who refuse to pay 10 cents for a plastic bag.
Zafirah Zein –
On International Human Rights Day, Greenpeace releases shocking testimonies from Southeast Asian migrants working on board foreign fishing vessels, plying the remote waters to meet Asia's surging demand for seafood.
Micah Castelo, Mongabay.com –
The Philippine government has begun the process of relocating more than 200,000 families living along waterways to restore Manila Bay, the main body of water in the capital.
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 …