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Asia-Pacific Sends A Strong Message To COP28

Friday, 17 November 2023, 7:20 pm | UN FAO

Transformation Towards An Inclusive And Resilient Agrifood System Is Critical To Achieving Global Climate Goals And Tackling Undernutrition 17/11/2023, Johor Bahru – An inclusive and resilient agrifood system is needed in the world’s most populous ... More >>

World Food Forum: Bridging technological gaps in Low- and Middle-Income Countries and Small Island Developing States

Saturday, 21 October 2023, 7:14 am | UN FAO

Science and Innovation Forum event focuses on how to pave the way for investment and innovation in developing countries amid worsening impacts of climate crisis 19/10/2023 Rome - Making data, information, knowledge, investment and innovation available for ... More >>

Asia And The Pacific Is Advancing Inclusive Opportunities To Achieve An Agrifood Systems Transformation

Wednesday, 18 October 2023, 7:58 pm | UN FAO

On International Day of Rural Women, Asia and the Pacific is advancing inclusive opportunities to achieve an agrifood systems transformation 17/10/2023, Bangkok, Thailand – Inclusive opportunities to break barriers to ensure gender equality, ... More >>

Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission encourages regional action to enhance management of nearly 20 percent of global forests

Sunday, 8 October 2023, 7:17 am | UN FAO

Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission encourages regional action to enhance management of nearly 20 percent of global forests 06/10/2023, Sydney – Action is needed to unlock the full potential of forests to achieve carbon-neutral economies in Asia ... More >>

FAO Asia-Pacific Science And Innovation Forum Highlights Community-led Climate Actions

Saturday, 2 September 2023, 7:48 pm | UN FAO

Need For Further Investments In Science, Technology And Innovation In Agriculture 31/08/2023 Incheon city - The Asia-Pacific Regional Science and Innovation Forum held today highlighted the need for investments and the active involvement of young ... More >>

FAO And European Union Launch A New Project To Transform Agrifood Systems In Fiji, Samoa And Solomon Islands

Wednesday, 2 August 2023, 7:21 pm | UN FAO

31 July 2023, Suva – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the European Union are proud to announce the launch of a new project titled "Sustainable transformation of domestic agrifood systems in Fiji, Samoa, and ... More >>

Warning On El Niño In Asia-Pacific, Advocate For Better Prediction And Management Of Climate-Induced Displacement

Tuesday, 25 July 2023, 5:51 am | UN FAO

FAO and IOM Issue Warning on El Niño in Asia-Pacific, Advocate for Better Prediction and Management of Climate-Induced Displacement Bangkok – The region braces itself as El Niño, the notorious climate phenomenon marked by Pacific Ocean surface temperature ... More >>

Promoting Highly-valued & Country-specific Foods Is Gaining Momentum For Domestic & Foreign Consumption In Asia-Pacific

Wednesday, 19 July 2023, 6:46 pm | UN FAO

Regional event will bring together nutritional treasures from across Asia and the Pacific 19-20 July, in Dhaka Dhaka, 19 Jul 2023 -- With the world’s population larger than ever, and still growing rapidly, more nutritious foods need to be produced ... More >>

New Soil Atlas Of Asia Provides A Snapshot Of The Richness Of Soils

Friday, 14 July 2023, 6:07 am | UN FAO

From permafrost to peatlands, a comprehensive reference on soils in Asia is now available. 13/07/2023, Rome – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the European Commission have launched the first ever Soil Atlas ... More >>

122 Million More People Pushed Into Hunger Since 2019 Due To Multiple Crises, Reveals UN Report

Thursday, 13 July 2023, 5:49 am | UN FAO

Latest research shows around 735 million people currently facing hunger, compared to 613 million in 2019 12/07/2023 – Rome/New York/Geneva – Over 122 million more people are facing hunger in the world since 2019 due to the pandemic and repeated ... More >>

FAO Welcomes Three New Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems In Iran And Japan

Thursday, 6 July 2023, 8:45 pm | UN FAO

Three new GIAHS sites in Asia announced, highlighting importance of building resilience, harnessing local biodiversity and tackling food security 06/07/2023, Rome - Three new sites in Asia are the latest to have been formally recognized as Globally Important ... More >>

As The Pace Of Urbanization Quickens In Asia-Pacific, So Too Does The Threat Of Urban Food Insecurity

Tuesday, 24 January 2023, 9:05 pm | UN FAO

24/01/2023, Bangkok – Asia’s cities are growing at such a fast pace that nearly 55 percent of the region’s enormous population is expected to reside in urban areas by 2030, and that will have equally enormous consequences for urban food security ... More >>

On World Food Day, The Asia-Pacific Region Faces Multiple Challenges To Reach Its Most Disadvantaged And Malnourished

Monday, 17 October 2022, 6:56 pm | UN FAO

17/10/2022, Bangkok – Global conflicts, a lingering pandemic, inflation, erratic swings in the price of energy, fertilizers and basic foods – these are just some of the major challenges facing countries and people in the Asia-Pacific region as ... More >>

Asia-Pacific Countries Urged To Rapidly Transform Agrifood Systems

Thursday, 6 October 2022, 5:50 am | UN FAO

As Hopes Fade For Achieving The Sustainable Development Goals By 2030 FAO calls for focus on social protection, access to seeds and fertilizers, enhanced trade and climate-resilient agriculture at Asia-Pacific symposium 05/10/2022, Bangkok – At ... More >>

Food Insecurity In Sri Lanka Likely To Worsen Amid Poor Agricultural Production, Price Spikes & Ongoing Economic Crisis

Monday, 12 September 2022, 7:12 pm | UN FAO

Nearly 30 percent of the population are experiencing acute food insecurity, and will likely deteriorate further unless urgent assistance is provided 12/09/2022 JOINT FAO/WFP NEWS RELEASE Colombo/Rome – An estimated 6.3 million people in Sri Lanka ... More >>

FAO Kicks Off Training On Sustainable Beekeeping In The Pacific

Thursday, 8 September 2022, 5:20 am | UN FAO

7 September 2022, Nadi/Apia – This week, FAO and Fiji Beekeepers Association kicked off the first-ever FAO training on sustainable apiculture for Pacific beekeepers and Government representatives. Taking place in the Fijian towns of Nadi and Rakiraki, ... More >>

FAO Ramps Up Support To Sudan Farmers As Starvation Threat Grows In East Africa

Wednesday, 1 June 2022, 7:30 pm | UN FAO

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is scaling up operations in Sudan, where 10.9 million people, 30 per cent of the population, are expected to need lifesaving support this year – the highest number in the past decade, the UN agency said on ... More >>

Three Sites In China Designated FAO Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems

Friday, 20 May 2022, 8:05 pm | UN FAO

Using traditional practices and knowledge while preserving biodiversity and ecosystems 20/05/2022 Rome - Three sites in China - an ancient tea-producing area, a nomadic livestock-rearing region and a rain-fed stone terrace farming system - were formally ... More >>

Asia-Pacific Countries Keen To Promote ‘One Country One Priority Product’ To Showcase Their Best Agricultural Products

Wednesday, 11 May 2022, 6:08 am | UN FAO

10 May 2022, Bangkok – Countries across Asia and the Pacific are joining an initiative to promote and showcase the ‘best of the best’ of their special agricultural products – a move designed to ensure a high level of participation from smallholders ... More >>

Asia-Pacific Countries Discuss Ways Of Improving Nutrition, Lives And Livelihoods In The Wake Of The Global Pandemic

Friday, 11 March 2022, 7:17 am | UN FAO

FAO Regional Conference focuses on innovation and digitalization to tackle crop and livestock diseases as well as build resilience to climate and weather-related threats 10/03/2022 Dhaka/Rome – Ministers and high-level delegates from across ... More >>





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