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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
First forecasts for the 2013 wheat harvest point to production increasing to 690 million tonnes – 4.3 percent up on 2012. This would be...
Bangkok, Thailand, 07 Mar 2013
The Bangkok Recommendations were today unanimously adopted at a regional workshop to promote greater employment opportunities for disabled people in the agribusiness sector. The...
Bangkok, Thailand, 22 Feb 2013
A regional workshop opened today to promote disability-inclusive agribusiness. The 2-day workshop brought together the Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability (APCD), the Food and...
Bangkok, Thailand, 21 Feb 2013
Press Briefing: The press briefing on the conclusions of the high level consultation on policies to respond to high food prices in Asia and...
Bangkok, Thailand, 02 Oct 2012
A high level meeting of more than 120 food and agriculture experts from some 20 countries across the Asia-Pacific region today has called for...
Bangkok, Thailand, 02 Oct 2012
More than 20 Asia-Pacific countries will meet at the invitation of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, the Asian Development...
Bangkok, Thailand, 27 Sep 2012
Global rice production is expected to set a new record when figures for 2011 are finalized, according to FAO, which raised its forecast for...
Bangkok , 31 Jan 2012