The Southeast Asian AgriMuseum will employ advances in information technology to effectively showcase science-based knowledge, innovations, and recommendations for an inclusive and sustainable agricultural and rural development (ARD) in an interactive manner. As in traditional museums, it will also exhibit unique artefacts that will depict the nature of agriculture and the diverse farming culture in Southeast Asia.
primes visitors on the centrality of agriculture in the lives of Southeast Asian people.
provides visitors detailed information on distinguishing features of agriculture in each Southeast Asian country.
provides visitors an appreciation of the commonalities of agriculture in each country across ecosystems from ridge to reef.
presents the threats of population growth in the region and the aging farm population; how urbanization and globalization are changing food preferences and consumption; increasing food wastage; food safety risks; and degradation of natural resources compromising agriculture and food production.
shows the transformation of agriculture in Southeast Asia highlighted by institutional and individual game changers and their impacts on ARD.
It will feature five pockets of hope, as follows:
describes the potentials and future of agriculture in Southeast Asia.