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Harnessing Generosity Hastens Post-Disaster Recovery

In the crucial days after a disaster, donations in cash have been found to be the most useful for recovery, as documented in an APEC case study into member economies’ disaster responses. With the...

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APEC Races to Avert Disaster-Induced Poverty

Iquitos, Peru, 12 October 2016 – The Asia-Pacific is on the precipice of a disturbing uptick in poverty due to the increasing frequency and severity of natural disasters fueled by climate change and...

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APEC ministers strengthen food markets

Piura, Peru, 28 September 2016 — The global population is projected to hit 9.6 billion by 2050 and the world will need to increase the food it produces by 60 per cent. This outlook brings ministers...

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APEC mitigates agriculture challenges to boost growth

Issued by the APEC Agricultural Technical Cooperation Working Group Piura, Peru, 22 September 2016 – Food security provides the basic condition for a prosperous region that thrives in an integrated...

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APEC, Business Cultivate Climate Change-Proof Agriculture

Arequipa, Peru, 11 May 2016 – Agriculture and fisheries officials from the 21 APEC member economies are partnering with the private sector to boost innovation needed to ensure food security in the...

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Climate Change Risks Prompt Disaster Framework Launch

Iloilo, The Philippines, 30 September 2015 – Senior disaster management officials from the 21 APEC members have introduced a new collaborative platform for strengthening the defenses of Asia-Pacific...

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Warnings Across APEC Inspire Disaster Risk Assessment

Issued by the APEC Emergency Preparedness Working Group Ha Long City, Viet Nam, 20 September 2015 – The massive earthquake in Chile this past week generated warnings of aftershocks and tsunami alerts...

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Climate Prediction Expert Wins 2015 ASPIRE Prize

Manila, The Philippines, 17 August 2015 – Science, technology and innovation officials from APEC member economies have named young, cutting-edge climate change researcher Dr Jong-Seong Kug of Korea...

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Helping Farmers Adapt to Climate Change

Helping Farmers Adapt to Climate Change Amidst the coastal rice paddies of the Bicol region in south-eastern Philippines, local farmers stand knee-deep in water as an agricultural extension worker...

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2014 Leaders' Declaration

Beijing, China, 11 Nov 2014 The 22nd APEC Ecomomic Leaders’ Declaration - Beijing Agenda for an Integrated, Innovative and Interconnected Asia-Pacific (extract) 49 . We encourage further cooperation...

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