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Policy Brief - An application of resilience thinking to Asia-Pacific food systems

Date
26 Mar 2018
Publisher
Asia-Pacific SDG Partnership
Serial Number
18

A resilience-thinking approach can help policy makers in addressing the risks confronting several critical human systems of the Asia-Pacific region. Application of the resilience-thinking approach reveals that food systems of the region are vulnerable to risks ranging from climate change to over-dependency on limited number of suppliers. Policy makers should proactively identify and adopt measures to build resilience of food systems, some of which are highlighted in this policy brief.