• Developed as the second paper in a three-part series that assesses the impact of Covid-19 on the food industry in the region, ‘Fiscal Risks for the Food Sector in Asia After Covid-19’ assess the damage done to government finances as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the urgency with which governments across the region need to repair their balance sheet, and the specific exposure of the food sector to risks arising from this effort.
    19 Aug 2020
    Fiscal Risk Amount for Asia’s Food Industry
    Developed as the second paper in a three-part series that assesses the impact of Covid-19 on the food industry in the region, ‘Fiscal Risks for the Food Sector in Asia After Covid-19’ assess the damage done to government finances as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the urgency with which governments across the region need to repair their balance sheet, and the specific exposure of the food sector to risks arising from this effort.
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  • Food Industry Asia (FIA) and ASN Media present ‘Food for the Future’ - an in-depth look at the challenges and latest solutions to the problem of feeding rapidly growing Asian populations. Hosted by Yvonne Chan, ex-anchor of CNA First Look Asia, the four episodes deal with ‘Health & Nutrition,’ ‘Innovation’, ‘Sustainability’ and ‘Resilience’ and include reports on a range of subjects, including cell multiplication technology, plant and insect-based proteins, healthier forms of sugar and sustainable seafood.
    12 Aug 2020
    Food Industry Asia and ASN Media launch “Food for the Future TV”
    Food Industry Asia (FIA) and ASN Media present ‘Food for the Future’ - an in-depth look at the challenges and latest solutions to the problem of feeding rapidly growing Asian populations. Hosted by Yvonne Chan, ex-anchor of CNA First Look Asia, the four episodes deal with ‘Health & Nutrition,’ ‘Innovation’, ‘Sustainability’ and ‘Resilience’ and include reports on a range of subjects, including cell multiplication technology, plant and insect-based proteins, healthier forms of sugar and sustainable seafood.
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  • Despite Asia’s food supply chain becoming increasing integrated and imported inputs playing a crucial role in domestic food manufacturing across many of the region’s key economies, a report by Oxford Economics suggests the supply chain has remained resilient during the COVID-19 outbreak, with limited evidence of specific impacts from the pandemic.
    16 Jun 2020
    FIA and Oxford Economics Report Finds the Impact of Covid-19 on Asia’s Food Trade to be Minimum at Present
    Despite Asia’s food supply chain becoming increasing integrated and imported inputs playing a crucial role in domestic food manufacturing across many of the region’s key economies, a report by Oxford Economics suggests the supply chain has remained resilient during the COVID-19 outbreak, with limited evidence of specific impacts from the pandemic.
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  • The PwC report titled “Maintaining food resilience in a time of uncertainty”, commissioned by FIA, recommends that food and its broader supply chain are recognised as essential, the protection of the food industry labour force, ensuring border remain open and that financial assistance is provided to the most vulnerable businesses and consumers, to minimise the impact of Covid-19 on food security in  the ASEAN region.
    09 Apr 2020
    Food supply chain disruptions caused by COVID-19 may lead to increased food security challenges in ASEAN
    The PwC report titled “Maintaining food resilience in a time of uncertainty”, commissioned by FIA, recommends that food and its broader supply chain are recognised as essential, the protection of the food industry labour force, ensuring border remain open and that financial assistance is provided to the most vulnerable businesses and consumers, to minimise the impact of Covid-19 on food security in the ASEAN region.
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  • In light of the increasing number of nationwide lockdowns and border restrictions today, FIA and the ASEAN Food and Beverage Alliance (AFBA), are jointly calling upon governments across the region to ensure the unhindered production and supply of food and beverages as each country tries to contain the outbreak of COVID-19.
    08 Apr 2020
    Food supply chain disruptions and trade protectionist measures amid COVID-19 pandemic could cause major food shortages across Asia
    In light of the increasing number of nationwide lockdowns and border restrictions today, FIA and the ASEAN Food and Beverage Alliance (AFBA), are jointly calling upon governments across the region to ensure the unhindered production and supply of food and beverages as each country tries to contain the outbreak of COVID-19.
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  • In light of the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the FIA Food for the Future Summit that was scheduled to be held on 23 April 2020 has been postponed to 10 July 2020 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
    24 Feb 2020
    Postponement of the FIA Food for the Future Summit
    In light of the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the FIA Food for the Future Summit that was scheduled to be held on 23 April 2020 has been postponed to 10 July 2020 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
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  • In support of the Government School Meals Programme, and to celebrate the National Nutrition Day, local Government in Kuningan, West Java launched a community-based campaign on 7 February 2020 titled “Gebyar Gerakan Makan Buah dan Sayur (Gebyur)”. The campaign was launched in-line with the pilot nutrition programme, as part of the National School Meals Programme or Program Gizi Anak Sekolah (Progas), an initiative created by the Ministry of Education, with support from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Food Industry Asia (FIA), Cargill, and Japan Friends of WFP.
    17 Feb 2020
    Program Gizi Anak Sekolah: Promoting Fruits and Vegetables Consumption among School Children through Community Campaigning
    In support of the Government School Meals Programme, and to celebrate the National Nutrition Day, local Government in Kuningan, West Java launched a community-based campaign on 7 February 2020 titled “Gebyar Gerakan Makan Buah dan Sayur (Gebyur)”. The campaign was launched in-line with the pilot nutrition programme, as part of the National School Meals Programme or Program Gizi Anak Sekolah (Progas), an initiative created by the Ministry of Education, with support from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Food Industry Asia (FIA), Cargill, and Japan Friends of WFP.
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