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Thursday, 23 June 2011 00:51



5-6 July, 2011
Palm Garden Hotel IOI Resort, Putrajaya.

Rice security of Malaysia has come under scrutiny following the 2008 food crises.  Rice for Malaysia is not only a matter of food security but also regarded as a matter of national security and roots of Malaysian culture and heritage.  The issues and concerns related to making rice supply available, accessible and affordable to Malaysians have been frequently cited as the main reasons for increasing local rice production in the move towards achieving self-sufficiency goals.  Hence, technology and methods of production have moved towards so-called “modern agriculture” and high-yielding rice varieties that can withstand climate change and promise high returns to farmers.


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Regional Food Security Forum 2008 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 15 September 2008 14:10

Towards Sustainable Food Security for All

People's Response To The Food Crisis In Asia

The primary objectives of the forum are:

  • To create an interactive platform for food security and food sovereignty scholars, the private sector, international and regional promoters, researches, managers and citizens concerned with food security to share and exchange knowledge, experiences, expertise and new perspectives in creating a sustainable food security for all in Asia
  • To discuss the increased vulnerability to food insecurity
  • To discuss strategies to protect our food supply
  • To improve linkages between food security analysis. policy-making and implementation
  • To strengthen the position, view and suggestion of civil society organizations, food producers, general public and consumers in policy-making process.
  • To forward a regionally synthesized position and conclusion of the forum to the relevant ministries, national governments and regional bodies.
  • To convene a working group of CSO's to pursue the implementable action points that wull be agreed on at the forum

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