RSIS Policy Briefs

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  • India and Vietnam: A "Strategic Partnership" in the Making 

    Pant, Harsh V. (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2018-04-15)
    This report delineates recent trends in India’s relations with Vietnam with a focus on key factors driving this bilateral engagement. It argues that, spurred by underlying structural changes and strong commitment of political leadership in the two ...
  • Subsistence Urban Agriculture: Key Externalities and Way Forward 

    Liu, Stella; Teng, Paul (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2017-10-30)
    In the past few decades, urban areas have surpassed rural areas in food insecurity and poverty rates in the Asia Pacific. As a result, many of the urban poor have started to grow their own food as a way to feed their families and use the income saved ...
  • High-Tech Plant Factories: Challenges and Way Forward 

    Liu, Stella; Teng, Paul (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2017-10-30)
    Natural disasters in the Asia Pacific have substantially affected the agricultural sector with crop losses amounting to $28 billion USD. These incidences are expected to increase because of climate change. Plant factories, completely indoor environmentally ...
  • ASEAN Small and Medium Enterprises: Towards a Sustainable Integrated Economy 

    Vineles, Phidel Marion G. (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2017-05-03)
    This policy brief underscores the importance of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in ensuring sustainable economic development in ASEAN. It discusses the opportunities and impediments that SMEs in the region face. New policy anchors are recommended ...

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