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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
Supported by conclusions from a new data scoping report, Pacific Island Countries plan to expand data collection on agriculture production, domestic food marketing and...
Apia, Samoa, 15 Dec 2010
In its latest outlook released today, FAO gives a less optimistic forecast of global rice production than it did last June, as, since then,...
Bangkok, Thailand, 30 Nov 2010
Participants from 12 Asian countries have agreed to move forward on concrete measures to reduce barriers to trade of organic products between them and...
Bangkok, 03 Jun 2010
World rice prices dropped during 2010Bangkok - FAO’s estimate of global rice paddy production in 2009 now stands at 680 million tones, 1 percent...
10 May 2010
Siem Reap – Senior government statisticians from 17 Asia-Pacific countries and FAO experts are meeting this week at a regional forum to discuss ways...
Cambodia, 26 Apr 2010
Viet Nam increases share in export marketBangkok - Rice production over the 2009 season is now estimated at 678 million tonnes, 2 percent below...
Thailand, 22 Jan 2010
FAO’s forecast of global paddy production in 2009 is 668 million tonnes, 3 percent less than in 2008, reflecting unfavourable climatic conditions in northern...
05 Oct 2009
Bangkok -- Compared to 2008, current forecasts for global paddy production over the on-going 2009 season point to a mere 0.3 percent expansion to...
03 Jul 2009