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Bangkok - A high-level roundtable in Bangkok concluded today with a call on national leaders and regional economic groups to join hands with civil...
24 Feb 2004
Bangkok - World rice inventories at the close of the present crop seasons ending in 2004 are now forecast at 102 million tons, down...
14 Nov 2003
Bangkok – International prices of rice have continued to strengthen since the beginning of the year and climbed to a two-year high, as rice...
04 Jul 2003
Bangkok -­ El Nino will continue to trouble agriculture in Indonesia, Micronesia, northern/northeastern Australia in early 2003, though with much less impact than in...
13 Feb 2003
Bangkok - Hunger will remain a fact of life for many Asians as the slump in cereals production, including rice, is expected to continue...
24 Dec 2002
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