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The Zero Hunger Challenge in Asia and the Pacific has taken another important step toward implementation, FAO announced today. Government representatives from five countries are...
Bangkok, Thailand, 29 Sep 2014
The most comprehensive survey on the state of food insecurity in the world confirms large gains have been made in combating hunger in many...
Bangkok, Thailand, 16 Sep 2014
FAO's monthly food price indexregistered another drop in August, continuing a 5-month downward run and reaching its lowest level since September 2010. The index's August average...
Rome, Italy, 11 Sep 2014
ASEAN nations have moved a step closer in their efforts to formulate a framework of a new vision and priorities for the years 2016-2025...
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, 19 Aug 2014
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
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