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Indigenous foods, neglected and derided by many in the agro- and food industries as well as urban consumers, can be an important component in...
Khon Kaen, Thailand, 31 May 2012
World Milk Day will be celebrated on 1 June in Thailand and many other countries in the world. Studies suggest consumption of milk and...
Bangkok, Thailand, 28 May 2012
Local and indigenous foods will be on the menu of a two days meeting in Khon Kaen, Thailand. Against prevailing negative attitudes towards traditional indigenous...
Bangkok, Thailand, 24 May 2012
The world rice harvest for 2012 is expected to surpass the strong showing of 2011 as the erratic climate conditions caused by the La...
Bangkok, Thailand, 04 May 2012
Stagnating productivity growth of wheat, one of the two most important staple foods in Asia, threatens to create a food security crisis in the...
Bangkok, Thailand, 26 Apr 2012
Dr. Hoang Van Nam, Director General of Viet Nam's Department of Animal Health welcomed more than 20 participants to EAHMI's second Tripartite Review Meeting...
Hanoi, Viet Nam, 25 Feb 2012
A Regional Workshop for the Global Review of Phytosanitary Surveillance in the Context of the IPC Standard was held in Chiang Rai, Thailand from ...
Chiang Rai, Thailand, 03 Feb 2012
An FAO-funded emergency project will complement Thai government’s efforts to support flood-affected farmers in eight provinces to save their farm animals and go back...
Bangkok, 27 Dec 2011
With training on rice intensification and the provision of seed and fertilizers, a smallholder farmer from Kailali district in far-western Nepal, has more than...
Kathmandu, Nepal, 23 Dec 2011
At the end of a two days FAO meeting, experts and key stakeholders coming from over 30 Asian countries agreed on the steps necessary...
Bangkok, 08 Dec 2011