• IISS Voices

    Global Strategic Trends - a UK perspective

    08 July 2014.    By Ben Barry, Senior Fellow for Land Warfare and Jack Baker, Land Warfare Research Assistant In recent years, the notion that the future is increasingly uncertain has become a popular refrain amongst commentators across the spectrum of foreign, defence and security affairs. Despite the current vogue for assertions of unprecedented global instability, governments and armed services around the globe have long sought to predict the course of international affairs in order...

  • Events

    Webinar: Food Security in Asia

    21 May 2014. 

    Adelphi Webinar
    Monika Barthwal-Datta,
    Lecturer in International Security,
    School of Social Sciences, University of New South Wales
    Wednesday 21 May 2014

  • IISS Voices

    Rahul Roy-Chaudhury: India’s Youth Vote

    17 April 2014.  By Rahul Roy-Chaudhury, Senior Fellow for South Asia Today is the biggest day at the polls in the Indian general election, with nearly 200 million people casting their ballots in an election that overall includes 100 million new voters. Rahul Gandhi (43) has tremendous potential to appeal to those new voters, the Indian youth, but thus far he has not capitalised on it. Instead, it is Narendra Modi (63) who has most persuasively...

  • IISS Voices

    Food security in Asia

    04 March 2014.  The spike in global food prices in 2007–08 led to riots on several continents, and reawakened fears about the world’s future ability to feed itself, as growing populations place greater demands on agricultural systems operating in increasingly difficult environmental and climatic conditions. With more than half the world’s people and high levels of inequality, Asia lies at the centre of the global food-security challenge of the twenty-first century. As the...

  • Adelphi Books

    Conclusion

    24 February 2014. 

    Ultimately, effective governance is essential to dealing with food insecurity in developing countries in Asia.

  • Adelphi Books

    Understanding food security

    24 February 2014. 

    Future global food security will require food production to keep pace with demand in an era of climate change, as populations continue to grow and diets diversify.

  • Adelphi Books

    Food Security in Asia: Challenges, Policies and Implications

    24 February 2014. 

    This Adelphi provides an analytical overview of the main trends and challenges related to food security in Asia, how key countries in the region are responding to these developments, and their implications for security.

  • Adelphi Books

    Where policies fail

    23 February 2014. 

    Decades of corruption, neglect and mismanagement have severely undermined local food systems in several countries in developing Asia and left the needs of those most vulnerable to the abuse of government authority and political power.

  • Adelphi Books

    Challenges of sustainability, resilience and adaptation

    23 February 2014. 

    Asian governments face many challenges in seeking to ensure their national and regional food security. Much progress has been made in lifting millions out of poverty and hunger, but the region remains home to the largest number of the poor and hungry globally.

  • Adelphi Books

    How Asia has fed its citizens

    23 February 2014.  Despite dire predictions in the mid-1990s that some leading Asian nations would become a burden on the global food system, many have so far managed to remain largely self-sufficient in major grains.

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