Webinar on Responsible Investment in Agriculture and Food System

On 25 November 2021, the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly with the cooperation of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), organized the webinar on Responsible Investment in Agriculture and Food System via videoconference.
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This webinar was the first opportunity for to introduce the concept of responsible investment (RAI) in food and agriculture systems and discuss the fundamental role of parliamentarians to enable the RAI environment.
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AIPA Member Parliaments and Observer Parliaments attended the webinar and shared the best practices, laws, and regulations in the development of investment in agriculture and food sector that have been applied in each respective country. Most of the delegations voiced the importance of food and agriculture sector, especially for the countries in the ASEAN region.
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Moreover, it was also acknowledged that the investment in agriculture plays a major role to strengthen farmers’ ability and support economy growth.
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