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Driving Global Innovations from Emerging Markets
"The West will meet the East in India and both will co-innovate new solutions for the entire world." more
Professor Snow Barlow, Agriculture and Food Systems; Dr. Robert Zeigler, International Rice Research Institute; Professor Craig Pearson, Director, Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, in Melbourne, 29 July 2010. (M. Hinze, Asialink / Asia Society AustralAsia Centre)
A Second Green Revolution
Rice expert calls on Australia to help foster the next generation of agricultural breakthroughs. more
Task Force principal advisor C. Peter Timmer shares report findings at the Ford Foundation in New York City on Sept. 27, 2010. (2 min., 32 sec.)
Partnering for Food Security in Asia
A newly released Asia Society/IRRI Task Force urges partnerships to address hunger and poverty in Asia. more
Foreign Ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) pose for a group picture with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung at the opening of their 43rd annual meeting in Hanoi on July 20, 2010. (Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP/Getty Images)
ASEAN: Asia's Leadership Gap
Simon Tay on the meeting of ASEAN leaders in Hanoi. more
Surin Pitsuwan outlines ASEAN's new relationship with the US on Feb. 19, 2010. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
A New Landscape in Southeast Asia
ASEAN's Sec. General reminds the US of what's changed in Southeast Asia. more
New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof discusses the challenges facing women worldwide at Rice University on Oct. 25. (Jeff Fantich Photography)
Nicholas Kristof on Turning Oppression into Opportunity
When it comes to improving women's lives, “There’s no silver bullet, but education comes the closest,” says columnist. more
Aki Ra, founder of Cambodia Landmine Museum, on how he became a child soldier for the Khmer Rouge. (1 min., 50 sec.)
The Incredible Journey of Aki Ra, Former Child Soldier
A former Khmer Rouge child soldier is now clearing land mines in Cambodia, with nothing but a knife. more
"Green revolution" panelists at the Asia Society on February 20, 2009.
A Second 'Green Revolution'?
Do we need another "green revolution" in agriculture production to address the global food crisis? more
Thai employees working on the assembly line at a Toyota factory in Samutprakarn province, Thailand, in an undated photo. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Southeast Asia's Wounded Tigers
As the US-led financial crisis unfolds globally, Southeast Asian countries are suffering the collateral damage. more
Downtown Ho Chi Minh City. (RobertDodge/iStockPhoto)
Best of Both Worlds: Practicing Corporate Law in Vietnam
Thanh-Tam Ho talks about her job as a paralegal for an international law firm in Vietnam. more