If “you are what you eat,” make food as safe as possible. Safe, nutritious food is a basic requirement for human life. However, foodborne hazards like contamination with pathogenic bacteria, viruses, parasites, and harmful toxins and chemicals can cause diseases ranging from digestive tract infections to cancer. Children, the elderly, and those with preexisting medical […]
The suitability of an area for specific purposes depends on many facets of the ecosystem, and while sustainable land use causes no significant degradation of the resource base and environment, sustainability—particularly in relation to agriculture—has become increasingly difficult.
While rural community development efforts must address diverse aspects, the need for economic improvement and social inclusion is widely agreed on.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is already affecting Asia and the Pacific, with the changes expected to accelerate in coming decades.
From health, education, and welfare to agriculture, commerce, and public safety, there is scarcely a single facet of daily life not affected by public-sector policies and regulations.
As public-sector services receive greater scrutiny and applications of data and disruptive digital technologies expand possibilities, government officials need constant upskilling to meet higher expectations.