Asia's energy and food security challenges

In the latest issue of East Asia Forum Quarterly, Tom Kompas, Editor-in-Chief of Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies (APPS) and Professor Quentin Grafton, editor of APPS, seek to stimulate debate on energy and resource security in the lead up to the 2014 G20 summit.

“Many Asian countries have been concerned about resource security and whether they will have enough food and energy at an accessible cost, and within tolerable risks, to meet projected demands.
To manage these risks, countries are encouraging energy and food self sufficiency, energy efficiency and conservation, protection of key transportation routes, emergency supply responses, and food and energy supply diversification.”

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