Vietnam’s Farmers Union, in association with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation, hosted the Asia-Pacific Regional Civil Society Consultation meeting in Hanoi on March 10.

The meeting is an opportunity for Asian-Pacific countries to share their experiences and raise the level of cooperation amongst regional communities when developing agricultural in a sustainable manner.

The delegates discussed issues on food security and highlighted challenges, investment trends, agricultural finances and fluctuating food prices.

The talks also involved effective models of production for farmers’ small establishments and will help policy makers to draw up policies and take more constructive measures.

The participants also called on all concerned parties to combat famine across the world and come up with practical solutions to face environmental pollution and climate changes that reduce agricultural production.-VNA