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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
Rome – World rice production is expected to increase in 2008 by 12 million tonnes or 1.8 percent, assuming normal weather conditions, FAO said...
02 Apr 2008
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) is providing technical assistance to the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) for better formulation...
the Lao People's Democratic Republic, 12 Feb 2008
Afghanis near cereals self-sufficiency Rome - Afghanistan’s cereals production has doubled in the six years since the ouster of the Taliban regime, according to...
Afghanistan, 06 Aug 2007
Kathmandu - A series of natural disasters in 2006 and 2007 have severely impacted on crop production in Nepal, placing a significant number of...
Nepal, 26 Jul 2007
Asian agricultural cooperative leaders, senior government officials, biofuel experts and representatives of United Nations agencies will meet in Pattaya, Thailand on 5 and 6...
25 Jun 2007
Thailand and FAO are jointly formulating a national medium-term priority framework (NMTPF) - a planning and management tool which outlines how FAO can best...
Thailand, 18 Apr 2007