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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 >>

World rice production contracts slightly

Saturday, 11 April 2015, 10:22 am | FAO

10/04/2015, Bangkok/Rome – Following years of bumper harvests, rice production has experienced its first annual contraction since 2009, while global prices for the grain remain soft, according to the first rice market report of 2015, published ... More >>

A glass of milk for every child – Asia

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 9:13 pm | FAO

A glass of milk for every child – Asia’s dairy farmers aim to boost production, livelihoods and nutrition More >>

FAO member countries in Asia-Pacific fight against hunger

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 5:22 pm | FAO

Down for the count – FAO member countries in Asia-Pacific work to improve agricultural and rural statistics to help fight hunger, malnutrition More >>

Striking a balance on developing bioenergy

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 4:19 pm | FAO

17 March 2015, Bangkok, Thailand  – While the price of fossil fuels has seen a considerable fall in recent months, demand for bioenergy products is likely to continue for the foreseeable future, alongside the growth of crops for food, a senior ... More >>

Agriculture bears major brunt of disaster impacts - report

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 2:09 pm | FAO

17 March 2015, Sendai, Japan - Nearly a quarter of damages wrought by natural disasters on the developing world are borne by the agricultural sector according to initial results from a new FAO study released here today at the UN World Conference for Disaster ... More >>

Pacific move to sustainable intensification of aquaculture

Saturday, 14 March 2015, 11:06 am | FAO

Countries in Asia and the Pacific move forward with ecologically sustainable intensification of aquaculture to help feed a rapidly growing, fish-consuming world More >>

Feeding the world through advancements in e-Agriculture

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 3:36 pm | FAO

3 March 2015, Bangkok, Thailand – Guidelines to improve the application of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in agriculture – gains which could bring innovation in agricultural technology, ensure more efficient food production, mitigate ... More >>

Asia/Pacific prepare for new global climate-change agreement

Saturday, 28 February 2015, 11:35 am | FAO

Bangkok, Thailand, 24 February 2015 – Representatives from some 20 Asia-Pacific countries have moved a step closer in developing their national strategies for action in anticipation of a new global agreement on climate change expected to be finalized ... More >>

FAO work toward improvements in global food security

Saturday, 7 February 2015, 11:09 am | FAO

UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Japan’s University of Tsukuba pledge to work together toward improvements in global food security More >>

Nepal launches National Zero Hunger Challenge

Saturday, 20 December 2014, 12:31 pm | FAO

Kathmandu, Nepal, 19 December 2014 – The Government of Nepal, with the collaboration and support of the United Nations, today launched a national Zero Hunger Challenge, a major initiative to eradicate hunger in the Himalayan country by 2025. More >>

   

 

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