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Excerpt: Henk-Jan Brinkman of the World Food Programme, on how even the "small shocks" of the food and financial crisis can adversely affect children's health. (2 min., 49 sec.)
Climate Change and Food Security: Irreversible Destiny?
Experts discuss the impact of climate change on food security, and what can be done. more
A woman passes Lohao City, Beijing's first organic health foods store on January 12, 2009. (Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)
Discuss: Is Asia Ready to Go Organic?
Share your thoughts: Is Asia ready for organic food? more
Indian residents of Kusum Pahari slum in New Delhi filll water buckets during a daily delivery from a municipal water board tanker. (Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images)
Asia's Next Challenge: Securing the Region's Water Future
Decreased access to a safe water supply "will have a profound impact on security in the region." (April 2009) more
Saleem Ali, visiting fellow at Brookings Institution’s Doha Center; and professor of environmental planning and Asian studies, University of Vermont.
Securing Asia's Water Future
Leadership group discusses comprehensive water security strategy to avoid regional conflicts in Asia. more
Hindu pilgrims bathe at the ritual bathing site at Sangam during the Ardh Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad, India. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)
A Dry Future for India?
A panel of experts foresee a potentially dire threat to the subcontinent's water supply in the next two decades. 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
DHAKA, BANGLADESH - JULY 17: A man holds a handful of rice grains at a market in Dhaka. Rice, a staple for Bangladesh's 144 million people, has nearly doubled in price in the past 12 months. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
The Silent Tsunami: Addressing the Global Food Crisis
The global food crisis is putting the lives of millions under serious threat. What can be done to to stop it? more