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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
Bangkok, 15 June 2009 - - - Food security is a standing agenda on the ASEAN agenda. Over the years, regional initiatives and projects...
15 Jun 2009
Bangkok, 27 and 28 May 2009Bangkok − Taken together, the 10 country ASEAN group has been a net exporter of several food commodities, including...
21 May 2009
First national Lao PDR rice survey to be released in JulyVientiane -- The first statistics-based assessment of the situation and outlook of rice in...
the Lao People's Democratic Republic, 17 Mar 2009
Thimphu – Policy and decision-makers as well as local development officials in Bhutan now have access to comprehensive and updated statistical agriculture information.Bhutan's minister...
Bhutan, 10 Mar 2009