15:30 - 16:30

Whilst the most populated region on the planet, Asia-Pac is also home to half of the world’s undernourished people. With a fragmented food system heavily reliant on small producers, it struggles to keep up with growing demand and shifting consumer tastes towards protein. What steps have been made towards achieving a resilient and sustainable food system within the within the context of climate change and COVID-19? What is the best approach for the diverse region – plurality of approaches – because of diversity? What are the socio-political innovations.

Chair: Professor Nitya Rao, Director, Norwich Institute for Sustainable Development

Jock Anderson, Emeritus Professor, University of New England

Henry Gordon Smith, Founder & CEO, Agritecture

Varun Deshpande, Managing Director, The Good Food Institute, India


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