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FAO calls for emergency support for Vanuatu farmers

Sunday, 22 March 2015, 4:27 pm | Food and Agriculture Organisation

20 March 2015, Rome -- Strong winds, heavy rains and floods resulting from Tropical Cyclone Pam have caused extensive damage to agriculture throughout Vanuatu, including the main food and export crops, livestock, and fisheries infrastructure, FAO said ... More >>

FAO submitted draft plan of action

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 4:50 pm | Food and Agriculture Organisation

FAO submitted draft plan of action in support of ASEAN vision, objectives and strategies for cooperation in food, agriculture and forestry towards 2025 More >>

Developing bioenergy without threatening food-security

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 1:32 pm | Food and Agriculture Organisation

Bangkok, Thailand : Pursuing sustainable bioenergy opportunities in Southeast Asia without threatening food security is not just possible but achievable, a UN and multi-agency sponsored workshop heard today. More >>

Sea-level rise threatens Pacific Islands claim to sea

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 1:30 pm | Food and Agriculture Organisation

Nadi, Fiji: Climate change-induced sea-level rise in the world's small island nations continues to be the most pressing threat to their environment and socio-economic development with annual losses estimated in the billions of dollars due to increased ... More >>

Roadmap to push towards goal of zero hunger

Saturday, 15 March 2014, 1:25 pm | Food and Agriculture Organisation

Asia-Pacific countries adopt roadmap to push toward goal of zero hunger and improvements in food security More >>

UN's FAO teams up to combat food insecurity in Asia-Pacific

Sunday, 12 January 2014, 11:59 am | Food and Agriculture Organisation

Two of Asia-Pacific’s leading organizations and institutes have formally pledged to work together to develop innovative approaches in research, education and capacity building to counter hunger, malnutrition and food insecurity in the region. More >>

FAO warns of the risk of a double tragedy in the Philippines

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 1:30 pm | Food and Agriculture Organisation

Immediate assistance from the international community for Philippine farmers is critical to avoid a double tragedy befalling rural survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, FAO announced today. More >>

Quiet Revolution Aboard Shrimp Trawlers

Saturday, 25 November 2006, 3:08 pm | Food and Agriculture Organisation

It is the world's most sought-after seafood commodity: some 3.5 million tons of the many-legged delicacy are pulled from the ocean's waters each year, with another 2.4 million tons raised on aquatic farms. More >>