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ASEAN Leaders Launch Grow Asia to Boost Food Security and Farmers

Organization : World Economic Forum.
Website : https://agenda.weforum.org/nr_ea15_11

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ASEAN Leaders Launch Grow Asia to Boost Food Security and Farmers
  • Grow Asia aims to strengthen food security and sustainable agriculture in the ASEAN region, reaching 10 million farmers by 2020
  • Endorsed by all 10 ASEAN Ministers of Agriculture, the partnership engages over 100 organizations from government, private sector, civil society and farmers’ associations
  • The governments of Australia and Canada have pledged $9.5 million to support the partnership
  • For more information about the World Economic Forum on East Asia: http://wef.ch/ea15
Jakarta, Indonesia, 21 April 2015 – Leaders of business, government and other groups today launched the Grow Asia partnership to strengthen sustainable and inclusive agricultural development and food security in the ASEAN region. The partnership, catalysed by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with the ASEAN Secretariat and involving over 100 organizations, will aim to reach 10 million farmers by 2020, increasing their productivity, profitability and environmental sustainability by 20%.

For the full release and supporting information, please visit:  https://agenda.weforum.org/nr_ea15_11
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