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More investments needed in rural areasBeijing/Bangkok – Top priority should be given to improving access to quality education in rural areas – primary schooling,...
28 Nov 2005
FAO assessment to guide recovery and reconstruction plans for agriculture sectorRome – Direct and indirect losses to crops, livestock and irrigation infrastructure as a...
Pakistan, 16 Nov 2005
Bangkok - Today, Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn presented FAO awards to four Asia-Pacifc farmers for outstanding contributions in the areas of...
India, 17 Oct 2005
Kuala Lumpur, November 2005 – Agricultural and rural cooperatives representing millions of Asian rural poor must be provided skills, resources and institutional capacities to...
Malaysia, 15 Oct 2005
Increased oil costs are sustaining higher prices for riceBangkok - Retail prices of rice have recently move up in many countries in Asia and...
Thailand, 27 Sep 2005
Government ministers and top officials dealing with rural development and poverty alleviation in Asia and the Pacific will meet in the Bangladesh capital between...
Thailand, 27 Sep 2005
Hundreds of thousands of Asian marginal farmers, fisher folk and rural workers struggling to rebuild livelihoods shattered by the 26 December 2004 tsunami will...
Thailand, 27 Sep 2005
Rome – World experts have agreed for the first time on a blueprint on sustainable agricultural development to reduce hunger and poverty and improve...
China, 19 Sep 2005
Some 300 Thai university and international high school students, as well as young leaders and representatives of youth NGOs took part in the "Young...
Thailand, 13 Sep 2005
Some 200 ASPA IFYE members and representatives met in Pattaya, Thailand from 4 to 8 September 2005 on the occasion of the Sixth ASPAC...
Thailand, 09 Sep 2005