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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
An assessment conducted by the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) indicates an improvement in the main annual harvest for...
Rome, 25 Nov 2011
Participants at an international workshop on information and knowledge management (IKM) for agricultural development were urged to move beyond strategies and undertake relevant action-oriented...
Nadi, Fiji, 21 Nov 2011
Localized flooding due to typhoons and heavy rains have affected large numbers of people and caused crop damage particularly in areas of the Mekong...
Bangkok/Rome, 21 Oct 2011