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Linking rural employment with greater social protection schemes is vital to ensuring fairer, sustainable and equitable food production systems for small-holder farmers and other...
Bangkok, Thailand, 08 Oct 2014
The terms of reference for a new multi-stakeholder network, which aims to reduce food loss and waste in Thailand, has received the endorsement of...
Bangkok, Thailand, 31 Aug 2014
A two-day regional multi-stakeholder consultation to support Indigenous Peoples for their livelihood and food security ended today with fruitful results. The meeting was jointly organized...
Chiang Mai, Thailand, 29 Aug 2014
In order to support indigenous communities that are depending on shifting cultivation, it is first and foremost necessary to recognize that it is more...
Chiang Mai, Thailand, 28 Aug 2014
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
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