South Asia is an agrarian society with 70% of the region's population employed in the agriculture sector. Even though 31% of the world's rice and 18% of its wheat grow in South Asia, it is home to the largest number of undernourished people.
The COVID-19 pandemic and the earth's changing climate are two global crises that transcend national borders and devastate economies.
For developing economies with limited resources like in South Asia, regional cooperation to combat them has become even more urgent.
As South Asian governments fight to recover their coronavirus-ravaged economies, a new...
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)
SM Tower, 24th Floor
979/66-70 Paholyothin Road
Phayathai, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
Tel: +66 22980681 to 92
Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia (RIMES)
2nd Floor, Outreach Building
Asian Institute of Technology Campus
58 Moo 9 Paholyothin Road, Klong Nueng
Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120, Thailand
Tel: +66 25165900 to 01
The CARE for South Asia project is implemented by ADPC and RIMES, and supported by the World Bank.