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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
But economic slowdown will affect the poor and their access to basic foods Rome - The 2008 rice bumper harvest is coming to a...
25 Feb 2009
Bangkok – Despite extensive damage from Cyclone Nargis that mostly destroyed the rice harvest in the Ayeyarwaddy delta area, overall food production in Myanmar...
Myanmar, 28 Jan 2009
Bangkok (FAO) - Delivery of agricultural inputs to vulnerable farm households under FAO’s Initiative on Soaring Food Prices (ISFP) has recently begun in Bhutan,...
30 Dec 2008
Despite the unprecedented high global cereal harvest in 2008 which is projected to boost world wheat and rice stocks by up to 10 percent...
Thailand, 29 Dec 2008
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