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FAO promotes advancements of innovative agro-aquaculture

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 3:36 pm | FAO

UN’s FAO promotes advancements of innovative agro-aquaculture systems to enhance blue growth in Asia-Pacific More >>

Action needed to stop the destruction of Asia’s forests

Monday, 15 May 2017, 9:26 pm | FAO

Urgent action needed to stop the destruction of Asia’s forests and meet the 2030 development agenda 15/05/2017 Colombo, Sri Lanka - The destruction of forests in many Asian countries continues apace, raising fears that one of the world’s key ... More >>

The rise of unregulated livestock production

Monday, 6 February 2017, 7:50 pm | FAO

The rise of unregulated livestock production in East and Southeast Asia prompts health concerns – UNFAO 6 February 2017, Bangkok, Thailand – The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is warning that increasing demand for, and consumption ... More >>

FAO supports ASEAN initiative

Friday, 7 October 2016, 5:07 pm | FAO

FAO supports ASEAN initiative in the establishment of a Coordinating Centre for Animal Health and Zoonoses 7/10/2016, Bangkok, Thailand: With the increasing threat of emerging and re-emerging zoonoses, transboundary animal diseases and antimicrobial ... More >>

Shrimp farming sector looks for consensus

Saturday, 25 June 2016, 4:05 pm | FAO

24 June 2016, Bangkok, Thailand – Governments, scientists and producers have expressed the need for a consensus on ways to fight a deadly disease that continues to seriously threaten the world’s shrimp farming sector. More >>

FAO: Saving soil

Saturday, 22 August 2015, 10:18 am | FAO

Saving soil – International conference calls for greater action to stop the degradation of soils so vital to food security and a stable environment More >>

mproving child nutrition in Asia-Pacific

Tuesday, 14 July 2015, 8:02 am | FAO

13/07/2015, Bangkok, Thailand – Expanding the introduction of gardens at schools and homes across Asia and the Pacific could result in an enormous improvement in nutrition, especially for children, an FAO convened regional consultation on promoting ... More >>

Momentum grows for strengthened South-South Cooperation

Friday, 3 July 2015, 8:02 am | FAO

Momentum grows for strengthened South-South Cooperation in Asia and the Pacific to fight hunger and improve food security and nutrition More >>

FAO assists ASEAN in finalizing draft ASEAN Vision

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 7:32 pm | FAO

FAO assists ASEAN in finalizing draft ASEAN Vision and Strategic Plan towards 2025 for cooperation in food, agriculture and forestry sectors More >>

UN commit to scaling up nutrition and food sustainability

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 1:40 pm | FAO

Regional UN meeting, hosted by FAO, commits to coordinated action on scaling up nutrition and sustainable food systems in Asia and the Pacific More >>

FAO Representative meets with Prime Minister of Thailand

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 9:41 pm | FAO

Senior FAO Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific meets with Prime Minister of Thailand More >>

Calls for indigenous people’s rights

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 7:53 am | FAO

FAO and partners’ joint studies call for indigenous people’s rights for shifting cultivation in harmony with environmental sustainability More >>

Sustainable aquaculture key to supporting food security

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 7:30 am | FAO

Environmentally sound sustainable aquaculture intensification is one key to supporting food security and meeting the growing demand for fish in Asia and the Pacific More >>

Thailand receives FAO Edouard Saouma Award

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 10:04 pm | FAO

Thailand receives FAO Edouard Saouma Award for its international recognition in containing spread of Cassava Pink Mealybug in Greater Mekong Subregion More >>

FAO bestows B.R. Sen Award

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 9:51 pm | FAO

FAO bestows B.R. Sen Award to two of its most outstanding experts in Asia in recognition of their tireless efforts on food security policy and nutrition work in Bangladesh More >>

FAO and Fiji boost joint efforts

Monday, 8 June 2015, 7:30 am | FAO

FAO and Fiji boost joint efforts to promote food and nutrition security and to respond to climate change More >>

Five more Asia-Pacific countries receive FAO awards

Monday, 8 June 2015, 7:29 am | FAO

Five more Asia-Pacific countries receive FAO awards for meeting and exceeding MDG hunger targets More >>

FAO and AFoCo sign Memorandum of Understanding

Friday, 29 May 2015, 9:43 pm | FAO

29/5/2015, Bangkok, Thailand – The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today formalized its collaboration with the ASEAN-Republic of Korea Forest Cooperation (AFoCo) during the singing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), at FAO’s Regional ... More >>

Seeking new ways to address climate change

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 4:19 pm | FAO

Seeking new ways to address climate change and other pressing issues facing the Pacific FAO Director-General stresses the need for an “all-government” approach 12/05/2015, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea - The Eleventh Meeting of Southwest Pacific ... More >>

Asian countries help safeguard food security

Sunday, 26 April 2015, 11:52 am | FAO

Asian countries help safeguard food security with new regional network to preserve, inform and utilize plant genetic resources More >>

 

 

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