The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) launched the report titled, ‘Asia and the Pacific Regional Overview of Food Insecurity: Investing in a Zero Hunger Generation,’ (64 pages) at the 5th Global Forum of Leaders for Agricultural Science and Technology (GLAST-2016).
In a significant new development, the report introduces a new indicator for monitoring food
The panelists were:
- Biraj Patnaik: Principal adviser to the Supreme Court of India Commissioners on the Right to Food.
- Marco Bertacca: Managing Director at Friesland Campina Thailand. Friesland Campina is one of the world's largest dairy product producers and is promoting Thailand as its export hub for milk and dairy products to other ASEAN countries.
- Tsetsgee S (Retd.): Former Director of Food Production, Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Government of Mongolia. Currently, National Secretary of Mongolia to the International Dairy Federation.
- Parvathy Ramaswami: Deputy Regional Director, Regional Bureau for Asia & the Pacific, World Food Programme, Bangkok, Thailand