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World Antibiotic Awareness Week

Monday, 12 November 2018, 4:23 pm | FAO

World Antibiotic Awareness Week – Emphasis on preventing antimicrobial misuse across the entire Asia-Pacific biosphere More >>

Call to tackle climate change to save our fisheries

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 5:33 pm | FAO

THERE needs to be quick and dramatic actions to address climate change to safeguard Pacific fisheries. More >>

African Swine Fever is ‘here to stay’

Friday, 7 September 2018, 7:32 pm | FAO

Asian countries warned that deadly African Swine Fever is ‘here to stay’ – utmost diligence required to avoid major damage to food security and livelihoods More >>

Outbreak of African swine fever

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 4:52 pm | FAO

28 August 2018, Rome/Bangkok - The rapid onset of African Swine Fever (ASF) in China, and its detection in areas more than one thousand kilometres apart within the country, could mean the deadly pig virus may spread to other Asian countries anytime, the ... More >>

Secure access to land critical to achieve an end to hunger

Monday, 28 May 2018, 2:21 pm | FAO

UN FAO and partners warn that secure access to land is critical to achieve an end to hunger and poverty in Asia and the Pacific by 2030 More >>

Asia-Pacific fisheries focus on resilience

Saturday, 12 May 2018, 11:59 am | FAO

Asia-Pacific fisheries focus on resilience and sustainable blue growth 11/05/2018 Cebu, Philippines – Members of the Asia-Pacific Fisheries Commission (APFIC) have vowed to scale up collective efforts to ensure that fisheries and aquaculture are ... More >>

FAO aid appeal to support Rohingya refugees

Saturday, 5 May 2018, 11:58 am | FAO

FAO aid appeal to support Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh As vulnerable communities brace for cyclones and monsoon season, the need to protect and restore livelihoods and reduce environmental impacts is critical 04/05/2018 Rome ... More >>

Asia-Pacific countries call for action to end hunger

Sunday, 15 April 2018, 11:29 am | FAO

Asia-Pacific countries call for accelerated action to end hunger, improve nutrition and tackle the effects of climate change on agriculture More >>

Media urged to raise awareness about climate change

Monday, 5 February 2018, 6:28 pm | FAO

Asia-Pacific media urged to raise awareness about effects of climate change on the region’s agriculture and food systems More >>

Increasing threat of animal-to-human diseases

Friday, 2 February 2018, 8:35 pm | FAO

Increasing threat of animal-to-human diseases – and antibiotic resistance in both – ring alarm bells at international conference 02/02/2018, Bangkok, Thailand – Zoonotic diseases and misuse of antibiotics in animals and humans resulting in antimicrobial ... More >>

Pacific Week of Agriculture

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 7:54 pm | FAO

Government ministers and experts gather for first Pacific Week of Agriculture – highlight on nutrition and food security More >>

Agricultural trade in Pacific Rim economies faces challenges

Friday, 25 August 2017, 6:16 pm | FAO

Agricultural trade in Pacific Rim economies faces challenges due to climate change, with uncertainty greatest for equatorial nations FAO calls on APEC economies to take a leading role in adaptation and mitigation 25/08/2017, Can Tho, Viet Nam – Global ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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