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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
FAO forecasts a contraction in trade in 2006Rome - 2005 was a record breaking year for the world rice economy, according to the FAO...
07 Apr 2006
Global rice production expected to be 2.6 percent higher than last yearBangkok -- As prospects for this year’s rice harvests have improved substantially in...
08 Dec 2005
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