Public Policy Asia Advisor is now a member of CABC (Canada ASEAN Business Council)

The Canada-ASEAN Business Council (CABC) was established in 2012 by private sector companies in ASEAN, and is the preeminent organization with an ASEAN region-wide mandate to promote and increase trade relations between Canada and ASEAN. In 2024, the CABC was recognized as Canada’s only entity officially associated with ASEAN. The mission of CABC is simple: [...]

50th anniversary of ASEAN-Japan relations

Our CEO, Dr Sundram was quoted recently in Kyodo News on the 50th anniversary of ASEAN-Japan relations. He said that on “the row between China and Japan over the discharge of the treated radioactive water into the sea, ASEAN has stayed neutral”. “With a comprehensive strategic partnership with China and good relations, ASEAN is careful" [...]

Dr Sundram calls policymakers to see public-private sector cooperation as a solution for fighting AMR

Our CEO, Dr. Sundram, participated in an antimicrobial resistance (AMR) symposium in Hanoi as part of the World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) events organised by Vietnam. He spoke about food safety, technology and public-private sector collaboration to address the growing AMR menace. His main point was for policymakers to see the private sector as a [...]

“Driving Food Security and Food Systems Resilience” at the ASEAN Food & Agriculture Road to COP28 Workshop Series with focus on Vietnam

Our CEO, Dr Sundram joined as panellist for the session on “Driving Food Security and Food Systems Resilience” at the ASEAN Food & Agriculture Road to COP28 Workshop Series with focus on Vietnam. My main message was that smallholder farmers and indigenous people who depend on agriculture are most vulnerable to climate change. Technology, digitalisation [...]

Empowering Nations: U.S. Dairy’s Vital Role in Enhancing Protein, Food Security, and Nutrition Across ASEAN – Insights from Senior Advisor Dennis Erpelding

Our Senior Advisor Dennis Erpelding’s article in the November edition of Feedstuffs talks about U.S. dairy as a reliable partner in supplying sustainable and nutritious dairy ingredients and products to meet protein needs, food security, and nutrition of the ASEAN region. Read more:

Synergizing Expertise: Addressing ASEAN Food Security Challenges with Insights from the RHB Knowledge Sharing Series, Featuring Perspectives from our CEO and Prof Paul Teng

Our CEO shared his thoughts today at the RHB Knowledge Sharing Series: Navigating Nation’s Next Curveball: Food Security. His main message was food security is a complex and multifaceted issue that requires a holistic approach with sustainability, technology and the livelihood of farmers at the forefront. Read more:

ASEAN market dynamics in a global world and achieving food security

Explore the agricultural market dynamics of ASEAN and food security challenges from the US and ASEAN perspectives. Gather insights into dairy potentials in the region. Hear the views of CEO Dr Pushpanathan Sundram and Senior Advisor Dennis Erpelding of PPAA. Watch here:

Our CEO delivered a keynote presentation on ASEAN Agricultural Market Dynamics in a Post-COVID World

His key message is that the geopolitics, climate change, trade distortions, short and fragmented supply chains and the high probability of El Nino are going to impact food security in the region. ASEAN will have to take the necessary measures with urgency and prepare for the likely impacts as a region. The future depends [...]

Our CEO for Frontiers: Talking about Food security in ASEAN

We are so honored to informed that our CEO, Mr Pushpanathan Sundram article's about food security in ASEAN is published in one of the top ten journals, Frontiers. Food security in ASEAN: progress, challenges and future This article examines the progress, challenges and future of food security in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) [...]

2022 Outlook: ASEAN’s economic future

We explore what ASEAN needs to do to emerge as a powerful regional bloc 25.01.2022 An interview with Pushpanathan Sundram CEO of PublicPolicyAsia Advisors & former Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN for the AEC We continue our short conversations with some of our regular contributors about their outlook for 2022. Here, we speak with Pushpanathan Sundram, [...]

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