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As a response to a request from the countries in Asia and the Pacific, and to meet the growing demands for rice, FAO set...
Bangkok, Thailand, 10 May 2013
The promotion of underutilized indigenous food crops such as Sago palm, which has a high starch yield potential and grows in swamps and wetlands...
Bangkok, Thailand, 22 Mar 2013
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations announced today that earlier this week it designated the Harbin Veterinary Research Institute (HVRI), in...
Bangkok, Thailand, 07 Mar 2013
FAO and TABLE FOR TWO (TFT) International today announced the signing of a 3-year agreement aimed at jointly improving nutrition in Asia while reducing...
Bangkok, Thailand, 30 Jan 2013
Ensuring adequate, safe and nutritious food for all is a high priority and long-standing goal of ASEAN and FAO. This goal aims to contribute...
Bangkok, Thailand, 29 Jan 2013
FAO and P.N. Agricultural Science Foundation of Bangalore, India today opened a regional workshop to strengthen urban and peri-urban agriculture (UPA) in Asia. Some...
Bangkok, Thailand, 28 Jan 2013
Asian farmers and consumers of Asian agricultural and food products in countries around the world stand to benefit from discussions at be held at...
Bangkok, Thailand, 17 Dec 2012
The risk reduction of pesticides and reduction of highly toxic pesticides for promotion of food safety and sustainable development of crop production through implementation...
11 Dec 2012
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are working with Asian countries to develop a...
SEOUL, 27 Nov 2012
  APPPC symposium on pest surveillance29 Oct.-2 Nov. 2012, Anyang, Republic of Korea The symposium on pest surveillance, which was organized by APPPC/RAP from 29 October...
Anyang, Republic of Korea, 20 Nov 2012