FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
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21 March 2021 International Day of Forests. The theme this year is Forest restoration: a path to recovery and well-being.

In Cambodia, land degradation, illegal logging and over-harvesting are threatening forest resources. Forest cover has decreased from 60 percent in 2006 to 44 percent in 2018. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is working with local authorities, INGOs, NGOS and communities to restore forests and landscapes in the country.   Watch the video   #IntlForestDay



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



Blue Growth Initiative  
Blue Growth is a long term strategy to support sustainable growth in the marine, maritime and aquaculture sectors,  and to enhance productive and sustainable natural resource management.  



One Health Initiative
The One Health approach addresses complex and interconnected problems in a holistic manner.

Climate Change Initiative 
FAO is working to provide a comprehensive programme of support for member countries to enhance climate action for agriculture.



The Interregional Initiative on SIDS—Pacific Component 
The Interregional Initiative (IRI) is FAO’s delivery mechanism for the implementation of the Global Programme (GAP) on Food Security and Nutrition in Small Island Developing States.

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