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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
Senior Officials from the Agriculture sector of the ASEAN member countries have gathered in Pattaya to discuss the critical role agriculture plays in improving...
Pattaya, 06 Feb 2014
Senior government officials and development partners from Asia met today to finalize a regional rice strategy. Convened by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the...
Pattaya, Thailand, 28 Jan 2014
Asia and the Pacific region is a step closer to adopting a regional rice strategy the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced today...
Bangkok, Thailand, 01 Dec 2013
Small family farms have great capacity for quick production expansion and are key to sustainable food production if appropriate policies are put in place,...
Bangkok, Thailand, 22 Nov 2013
FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific, Hiroyuki Konuma, today presented an award to Makiko Uemoto, Deputy Director of the...
Bangkok, Thailand, 11 Nov 2013
Replanting of coconut trees on a massive scale is required if the coconut producing countries of Asia and the Pacific are to meet the...
Bangkok, Thailand, 01 Nov 2013
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