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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
More than six million vulnerable people are facing food deficits this and next year as chronic food insecurity continues in DPR Korea, FAO said...
Bangkok, 15 Sep 2011
Journalists and news organizations are invited to attend an FAO press conference at the FCCT on Thursday 15 September 2011 from 11:00 to 12:30...
Bangkok, Thailand, 15 Sep 2011
“Domestic prices of rice and wheat in Asia, remain at high levels in many countries of the region, having declined only slightly in April."...
Bangkok, 11 May 2011
Agricultural ministers meeting in Tonga Volatile food prices and market uncertainties are urgent topics high on the minds of agriculture ministers and senior officials from...
Apia, Samoa/Vava’u, Tonga, 31 Mar 2011
In response to the current rise in food prices, FAO will, in partnership with stakeholders, run a series of seminars in Africa, Asia and...
Bangkok/Rome, 08 Mar 2011
GIEWS Special Alert 330 China  Substantially below-normal rainfall since October 2010 in the North China Plain, the country’s main winter wheat producing area, puts at...
Bangkok, Thailand, 08 Feb 2011
FAO has raised its estimates for global rice production by 3 million tonnes, saying that global paddy production is expected to outpace demand. This...
Bangkok, Thailand, 03 Feb 2011