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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
Apia, Samoa (FAO) - A new study by FAO, the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme and the University of the South Pacific...
26 Dec 2008
Low yields because of lack of fertilizer and fuelRome - Around 40 percent of the population of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK),...
08 Dec 2008
Nadi, Fiji – The deepening global financial turmoil and soaring energy and commodity prices have serious adverse effects on poorer households, women and children....
22 Sep 2008
Bangkok - Barring any major setback in the next few months, global rice production in 2008 is forecast to rise by 1.5 percent to...
11 Aug 2008