Elyssa Kaur Ludher

Ms Elyssa Kaur Ludher is a Visiting Fellow with the Climate Change for Southeast Asia Programme, ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute. Prior to joining, Ms Ludher contributed to food policy research at the World Bank, Centre for Liveable Cities Singapore, and the Singapore Food Agency. She served as the Singapore representative for Habitat III, as well as working in Cambodia between 2007 to 2011 focusing on rural development. Ms Ludher has published books on climate change, food security, water resilience, smart cities and urban governance. She has a double Masters in Urban and Regional Planning and Bioresource Engineering. 

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COP27 and G20: Climate-Food Nexus Takes the Spotlight

Elyssa Kaur Ludher|Paul Teng

Two recent international gatherings — COP27 and G20 — have spotlighted the challenge of climate change and the impact on food security. As a highly vulnerable region, Southeast Asia needs to take urgent steps to adapt its agriculture and food systems, to prepare for a more disruptive future.