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Bangkok – A new South-South Cooperation Tripartite Agreement was announced today under the Special Programme for Food Security (SPFS) of the UN Food and...
Papua New Guinea, 11 Dec 2002
Bangkok ‑ With world rice consumption outpacing production, the 2002 global rice trade is set to cross the 25 million tonnes benchmark for the...
30 Oct 2002
Bangkok – Adverse weather conditions could affect Asia’s paddy harvest in 2002 but this is unlikely to reduce rice exports with India and Myanmar...
28 Aug 2002
Bangkok, 20 June 2002 (Food and Agriculture Organization) – Competitive prices, timely monsoon rains and surplus stocks have set India on course to become...
20 Jun 2002
Kathmandu ‑ Small farmers are the region’s main food producers, yet are hungry themselves, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) told senior Asia-Pacific...
Nepal, 13 May 2002
Bangkok; The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has launched a major initiative to revive food production in Sri Lanka’s northern...
Sri Lanka, 23 Apr 2002
Bangkok – Notwithstanding its tremendous potential, agricultural biotechnology has done little so far to reduce hunger and poverty, which requires making it friendly to...
Thailand, 26 Mar 2002
Bangkok - A likely return of the ‘El Nino’ climatic aberration could affect Asia’s rice harvest in 2002, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)...
22 Feb 2002
Bangkok - Hundreds of thousands of people in Asia face the prospect of starvation at a time of declining food production in the region,...
20 Feb 2002
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