Investment in land and water : proceedings of the regional consultation, Bangkok, 2001.

Summary report, recommendations and text of the "Bangkok Declaration" the total land area of the Asia and the Pacific region is 3,001 million ha or 22.9 percent of the world’s land area. However, adverse soils, climate and topographic factors limit the possibilities for sustainable agricultural production in about 86 percent of the region.Examines the constraints facing Asian countries in developing agriculture, sharing resources and obtaining food security in the face of climate change and other difficulties.

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Document type Advocacy and promotional materials
Language of document
  • English
Topics
  • Food security
  • Land
  • Water policy and administration
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Cambodia
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Myanmar
  • Viet Nam
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Author (corporate) Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Publication place Bangkok
Publisher FAO
Publication date 2002
Pagination v,11 p
General note

Includes text of Bangkok declaration agreed at the consultation.