• 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.

  • Adelphi Books

    What is driving food insecurity in Asia?

    23 February 2014. 

    Asia is at the heart of the many different changes in food consumption and production that are driving twenty-first century concerns about food security.

  • Adelphi Books

    Introduction

    23 February 2014. 

    Asia sits at the heart of global food security, with more than half the world’s population and around two-thirds of global hungry and poor. How countries in the region, particularly China and India, feed their citizens in coming decades is vital to the wider security of Asia and the rest of the world.

  • Events

    China, drought and the Arab Spring: the globalisation of climate hazards

    14 November 2013. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Dr Troy Sternberg
    Researcher, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford
    Arundel House, London
    Thursday 14 November

  • Events

    Strategic Implications of Shared Water Issues for Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations

    30 September 2013. 

    IISS-Friends of the Earth Middle East Special Event
    Ambassador Oded Eran
    Senior Research Fellow, The Institute for National Security Studies (Israel)
    Gidon Bromberg
    Israel Co-Director of EcoPeace/Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME)
    Munqeth Mehyar
    Jordan Co-Director of EcoPeace/Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME)
    Nader Al-Khateeb
    Palestine Co-Director of EcoPeace/Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME)
    Moderator: Steven Simon
    Executive Director, IISS-US and Corresponding Director, IISS-ME
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Monday September 30, 2013

  • Survival

    Revolution No. 3

    01 April 2013. 

    Jeremy Rifkin’s The Third Industrial Revolution argues that the interaction between the Internet and large-scale renewable energy production will entail profound social, economic and philosophical changes.

  • Adelphi Books

    Chapter Four: The economy, the budget and narcotics

    23 December 2011.  The post-Taliban economy, hampered by political and security instability and reliant on foreign aid and opium production, is the focus of this chapter, as well as development plans involving mining and agriculture.

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