Climate change and population growth pose threat to global food security, a senior Thai official said Monday.
Participants pose for photo in Chiangmai, Thailand, May 9, 2011. The two-day Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) high-level conference on food security on Monday opened here to discuss current situation on food security and future cooperation between the two regions. [Xinhua]
Apichart Jongskul, Secretary-General of the Office of Agricultural Economics under Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives made the remarks on the sideline of the two-day Asia- Europe Meeting (ASEM) high-level conference on food security.
To maintain global food security, all countries should protect farm land, increase fund on technology to lift food production, he said.
"Food security, climate change and agriculture are not single problems which should be addressed all together."
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