Demographic shift endangers farming – Bangkok Post

China starting to see the same shifts in agriculture now as the US did 50 years ago. “The biggest threat to food security in Southeast Asia stems from the simple fact that farmers, the most important stakeholder in the value chain, no longer want to be farmers.”  Demographic shift endangers farmingBangkok PostEstrella Penunia, secretary-general of the Asian Farmers’ Association in the Philippines, said most farmers in East Asia are small-scale, tilling land on one or two hectares.

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