RSIS Policy Briefs

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  • 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 ...
  • World Humanitarian Summit - Implications for the Asia-Pacific 

    Cook, Alistair D. B. (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2017-03-27)
    The policy discussion brought together some 40 experts, all attending in their personal capacities. The policy discussion focused on the outcomes of the World Humanitarian Summit, the ASEAN Vision 2025 on Disaster Management, frameworks for action, ...

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