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Biocontrol: The long-term solution for ASEAN agriculture

How safe is your food? The video deals with the mythical view of synthetic pesticide on our daily food crops and discusses potential alternatives such as the use of biological pest management. This 8-minute video also provides some opinions of crop producers, consumer and members of ASEAN Sustainable Agrifood System (ASEAN SAS) project to complete the picture.

From Fruit to Juice: From Integrity to Food Security (Full version: Thai language with English VDO

This 15-minute video is filmed in Prachuap Khiri Khan Province, Thailand. It tells stories of Thai pineapple farmers, fruit processing factory owner, and SGF’s fruit juice quality assurance auditor and their roles in securing the agrifood business sustainability. Copy is available. Write to prawat.chansomboon@giz.de for the copy (free of charge).

From Fruit to Juice: From Integrity to Food Security (Short version: English language)

Today Thailand exports pineapple juice to most of the world and there are signs of problems in terms of quality. If there is no collaboration between farmers and manufacturers to solve or ameliorate such problems, then the image of Thai fruit juice will suffer greatly. Watch this 8-minute video which is filmed in Prachuap Khiri Khan Province, Thailand and tell us what you think. Copy is available. Write to prawat.chansomboon@giz.de for the copy (free of charge).

The Global Agribusiness set to support Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Chris Brown, Vice President of Corporate Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability for Olam, a member of the Sustainable Rice Platform, delivered a video message with a call for concerted efforts to revitalize the green economy and sustainability agenda.

Food security in ASEAN

Despite recent progress in achieving food security, over 60 million people in Southeast Asia remain hungry or malnourished. Watch Suriyan Vichitlekarn, a Senior Regional Advisor of ASEAN Sustainable Agrifood Systems, explain the food security situation in the region.

Food Standard for ASEAN: Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) VS Organic

Consumers increasingly want information and assurance about what they eat, but are often overwhelmed by the many different kinds of food standards.

Be environmentally friendly, be my guest!

Dr. Matthias Bickel, Director of ASEAN Sustainable Agrifood Systems talks about the ASEAN-German development cooperation in agriculture and how the project creates extra 15 million Euro for ASEAN farmers in a TV programme ‘Be My Guest’, NBT World, Thailand.

Voices from our junior farmers

Students aged between 9 and 14 from Thailand sent their 30-second motion clips under a topic “If you are a farmer, what do you want to tell the Thais?” as part of a ‘Junior Farmer’ video competition organised by the Better Rice Initiatives Asia (BRIA) and BASF in collaboration with Rice Department of Thailand.

Thai government aid for rice farmers, NBT World Thailand, 24 November 2016

Mr. Suriyan Vichitlekarn, Regional Project Director of Better Rice Initiative Asia gives an interview to NBT World Thailand about the rice situation in the country. Better Rice Initiative Asia is a sister project of ASEAN Sustainable Agrifood Systems.

FIA Video: The State of Food Security in Asia

Mr Richard Skinner, Strategy Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Singapore,

speaks with Food Industry Asia (FIA) about what food security looks like across Asia, and touches on the importance of transparency and effective regulation in tackling food fraud.

Repeat: Food and nutrition security is not just about producing enough to eat…but making food available, accessible and useable to everybody at ALL TIME.

The world’s population is growing. But today, at a global level, agriculture is currently producing one third more calories than necessary to feed all the people in the world. That means: In principle, there is enough food for everybody. Nevertheless one person in nine goes to bed hungry. Worldwide there are still 800 million people going hungry.

What’s wrong with our food system: Birke Baehr, 11 TEDx Next Generation Asheville

Birke Baehr -"What's Wrong With Our Food System? And How Can We Make A Difference?"
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