31st August 2021 Food Security
The government has provided an extra $7m for food security networks operating at Covid-19 alert level 4.
Agriculture and food ministers from APEC economies have committed to delivering a new roadmap to guide efforts to boost food security over the next ten years, according to agriculture minister Damien O’Connor.
The Covid-19 pandemic is causing major disruptions to the production of a number of food products across Asia Pacific.
The region must transform its food systems to make them more resilient, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization.