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Op-Ed by Dr QU Dongyu, Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

We all know that we live in a changing world. In the vast area of Asia and the Pacific that change is most evident. Over the past 20 years, the economies of many nations in the region have been moving out of the category of ‘least developed’ and graduating into a ‘middle income’ status. However, the positive changes that help to make our lives better, healthier, and more prosperous, are not happening at the same time equally across all countries, or even equitably within them.

Dr QU Dongyu, Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

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