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The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations is hosting the second Meeting of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Ad Hoc...
Bangkok, Thailand, 18 Jul 2014
Asia and Western Africa have produced more rice in the 2013 season currently drawing to a close than expected last April, heightening the global...
Bangkok, Thailand, 17 Jul 2014
With the right strategy and approaches, hybrid rice development in Asia has great potential to achieve a breakthrough in stagnating rice yield growth, and...
Bangkok, Thailand, 02 Jul 2014
Despite climatic shifts and natural disasters plaguing some rice producing countries, the 2013 season has produced more rice than expected, adding to the ninth...
Bangkok, Thailand, 10 Apr 2014
Countries across Asia and the Pacific have called on the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to help them collect better data and...
Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, 25 Feb 2014
Farmers across Asia and the Pacific could soon have access to new and innovative technologies that would help them meet the region’s demand for...
Bangkok, Thailand , 12 Dec 2013
Adverse weather in parts of Asia has taken a toll on rice production in a number of countries in the region, the FAO announced...
Bangkok, Thailand, 04 Dec 2013
Early and abundant monsoon rains have boosted prospects for main crops in Asia, which may produce 677.9, or 452.0 million tonnes of rice, milled...
Bangkok, Thailand, 01 Aug 2013
Speaking at his monthly briefing for the media, Hiroyuki Konuma, FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific announced that the...
Bangkok, Thailand, 09 May 2013
Assuming a return to more normal weather patterns, Asian rice production in 2013 could rise by 2.2 percent, or 15 million tonnes, to 677.5...
Bangkok, Thailand, 07 May 2013
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