A farmer drying rice in Jilin, China, last year. Asia’s food security is heavily dependent on its millions of smallholder farmers, the most numerous in the world. Photo: Xinhua
Siang Hee Tan
Opinion

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Eye on Asia by Siang Hee Tan

How Asia’s small farmers can harness technology to combat climate change and improve food security

  • As climate change makes farming harder and more unpredictable, Asia’s millions of smallholder farmers need innovation and technology to tackle pests and crop diseases, to better meet the region’s growing food demand

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A farmer drying rice in Jilin, China, last year. Asia’s food security is heavily dependent on its millions of smallholder farmers, the most numerous in the world. Photo: Xinhua
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