• Fat no more: The choice is yours

    It’s half past three in the morning and a desk nurse staggers out of the hospital, exhausted from working a double shift. Clerking at the hospital for more than 10 years, she has seen first-hand the effects of an unhealthy lifestyle. But she’s really...  More

  • Completing the Better Rice Initiative Asia or BRIA

    More than 20,000 rice farmers in the Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam benefitted from receiving direct support from BRIA project between 2014 and 2017. The recommended production practices raised the participating farmers’ incomes in ...  More

  • The world is beautiful. Let’s keep it that way

    The world is beautiful even though our planet today is home to 7.5 billion people, a number that in 30 years from now will stand at 9 billion. Asia alone accounts for 4.5 billion of the global population.  The world is beautiful even though tod...  More

  • New ASEAN project to facilitate trade of fruits and vegetables across borders kicks off

    Although only 30 per cent of trade takes place within ASEAN countries, Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam have a strong market for each other’s agricultural produce.  In creating a friendly trade environment among the three countries and ASEAN, a n...  More

  • COP23 Side Event: Sustainable Consumption - Processes and Instruments Addressing Climate Change

    At the conclusion of COP23 in Bonn, UN Environment, the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), the German International Cooperation (GIZ) and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), presented on processes a...  More