MARKET focuses on strengthening the ASEAN institutional platform for increasing regional food security. MARKET will also improve the enabling environment for expanded food and agriculture trade in the ASEAN region and increase private sector and civil society engagement in the regional agriculture policy dialogue.
Nathan Associates provides technical assistance to strengthen food security in ASEAN’s member states through the MARKET project. MARKET has three objectives:
The project supports ASEAN’s Integrated Food Security (AIFS) Framework and Strategic Plan of Action for Food Security (SPA-FS) in promoting food markets and trade and works with the ASEAN Secretariat on dialogue with the private sector and civil society on food security policy and regional food solutions. They are currently: