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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
Since October 2004, an FAO funded project in Samoa, worth US$210,000, is supporting the overall aim of the "Future Farmers of Samoa" programme with...
Samoa, 01 Sep 2005
A combination of typhoons, tropical storms, and heavy rains has seriously affected a number of Asian countries since the start of this year’s summer...
Thailand, 26 Jul 2005
Intergovernmental Group on Tea meets in BaliWorld tea production continued to reach new highs in 2004, when output grew by 2% to reach an...
Indonesia, 14 Jul 2005
Driven by higher prices in 2004 and expanding cultivation, global paddy rice production in 2005 is estimated to surpass 621 million tonnes, the highest...
Thailand, 28 Jun 2005
The 26 December 2004 earthquake, tsunami and the 29 March 2005 earthquake caused great loss of life, damage and disruption. It strongly affected the...
Indonesia, 05 May 2005
On 21 May 2005, Revathi Balakrishnan, FAO’s senior sociologist (gender and development) will present an invited paper on Millennium Development Goal 1: Eradicate Extreme...
Sri Lanka, 02 May 2005
The National Commission for the Role of Filippino Women is organizing a one day meeting on Post-Beijing+10 Forum: Updates on Rural Women Sector on...
the Philippines, 02 May 2005