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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
Please note that the FAO Food Price Index and Food Commodity Price Indices have now been updated and are available at:World Food Situation-High Food...
21 Jul 2008
Bangkok - This week a new e-newsletter was launched by FAO aimed at providing facts and information on soaring food prices in Asia and...
30 May 2008
FAO/UNDP launches a year-long campaign against hunger in Asia PacificBangkok – Hunger remains one of the biggest challenges facing Asia and the Pacific. Against...
13 May 2008