Asian unity for food security and rural prosperity

April 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Asian unity for food security and rural prosperity 

Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala (6th from left) joins hands with Asia’s food and agriculture leaders and key stakeholders during the closing program of the Grow Asia Agriculture Forum in Pullman Hotel Jakarta in Jakarta, Indonesia on 19 April 2015. During the event, Alcala announced the formation of the Philippine Partnership on Sustainable Agriculture ñ envisioned to become a springboard for the development of rural-based enterprises across the country — as part of Grow Asia. Grow Asia is an annual adjunct event of the World Economic Forum on East Asia that aims to provide a venue for multi-stakeholder partnership and actions in support of national and regional agriculture development priorities of Asian economies.(PNA photo courtesy of DA)lam/gsc