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Government Ministers and senior officials from 24 countries, along with international development partners and UN...
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is assisting the Association of...
Pulses, often referred to as ‘poor people’s meat,’ are under threat with prices increasing and...
A United Nations regional consultation on nutrition, hosted by FAO, has committed to coordinated efforts...

Zero Hunger Challenge

FAO is calling on member countries in the Asia-Pacific region to step forward with national campaigns to promote the Zero Hunger Challenge.

Blue Growth

Blue Growth is the long term strategy to support sustainable growth in the marine and maritime sectors as a whole, productive and sustainable natural resource management and utilization through a blue economy.

Regional Rice Initiative

Faced with growing threats to rice production, countries in Asia and the Pacific are engaging in a Regional Rice Strategy - Phase II. Rice is an important source of livelihood for millions of rural poor who work on rice farms as additional hired labour.

Value chains for food security and nutrition

Pacific institutions and national partners will be supported to improve the capacity of local food producers and related businesses to supply more food to domestic and tourist markets to meet demands for a balanced and nutritious diet.

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