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The Asia-Pacific region is making good progress in the fight against transboundary animal diseases, FAO announced today. Five years after its establishment in Bangkok, the...
Bangkok, Thailand, 15 Jul 2014
Now is the time for Asia and the Pacific to embrace sustainable and eco-friendly agricultural mechanization, FAO announced today.  However, the process must be...
Bangkok, Thailand, 26 Jun 2014
With urbanization and increasing scarcity of labour in rural areas across the region, there is a growing need for the development of farm mechanisation...
Bangkok, Thailand, 23 Jun 2014
A more proactive approach is needed to prevent foodborne diseases as food contamination continues to be a significant public health issue in both developed...
Bangkok, Thailand, 23 Jun 2014
As Asia’s population grows and becomes more affluent and urban based, improvements to food security and food safety will require decisive and coordinated action,...
Bangkok, Thailand, 22 May 2014
Soaring demand for milk and dairy products will be driven by an insatiable Asian thirst and appetite for decades to come, delegates at an...
Bangkok, Thailand, 21 May 2014
Faced with growing threats to rice production, countries in Asia and the Pacific are engaging in a Regional Rice Strategy, initiated by FAO last...
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 11 Mar 2014
Governments in Asia and the Pacific should take some major, fundamental decisions – and soon – about ways to increase their food production and...
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 10 Mar 2014
In many parts of the world, including the Asia and Pacific region, agriculture is the mainstay of rural livelihoods, particularly for the most vulnerable. Investing...
Pattaya, Thailand , 03 Mar 2014
Per capita vegetable production in Asia and the Pacific has increased some 25 percent over the last decade. Yet, while Asian countries produce more than three-quarters...
Bangkok, Thailand, 25 Feb 2014
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