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Never an Empty Bowl: Sustaining Food Security in Asia trailer (1 min., 35 sec.)
Never an Empty Bowl: Sustaining Food Security in Asia
Asia Society and the International Rice Research Institute jointly developed a plan of action to address food insecurity and poverty in Asia, based on input from policy and scientific authorities. more
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
Water, energy, and the connection between the two was the topic of a Sept. 30 lecture by Professor Saleem H. Ali in Houston. (Jeff Fantich/Asia Society Texas Center)
The Yin and Yang of Water and Energy
Environmental scientist urges Houston energy firms to look to oceans. more
Water, energy, and the connection between the two was the topic of a Sept. 30 lecture by Professor Saleem H. Ali in Houston. (Jeff Fantich/Asia Society Texas Center)

The Yin and Yang of Water and Energy

Environmental scientist urges Houston energy firms to look to oceans. 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
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