‘Future proofing’ the agriculture sector

Monday, June 3, 2013

Asian economies stand vulnerable to climate change. Some of the most significant impacts are expected to hit the agriculture sector.

This is a serious concern, since agriculture is not just a key driver of economic growth but also a vast source of employment in the region, especially at the “bottom of the pyramid” where the region’s future middle classes are currently concentrated.

Source: Bangkok Post (link opens in a new window)

Categories
Agriculture
Tags
agribusiness, pricing, rural