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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
FAO and IFAD team up for pro-poor stance in rural and agricultural development Bangkok — Despite dramatic economic progress in Asia over the last...
Thailand, 27 Apr 2005
Bangkok (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) - Global rice paddy production in 2004 is now estimated to be 605 million tonnes,...
Thailand, 04 Apr 2005
Bangkok - Global paddy production in 2004 is estimated at 611 million tonnes, 27 million tonnes higher than in 2003 and close to the...
20 Dec 2004
Chronic hunger plagues 852 million people worldwideRome/Johannesburg/New York/Santiago/Stockholm/Tokyo - Hunger and malnutrition cause tremendous human suffering, kill more than five million children every year,...
08 Dec 2004
PYONGYANG/ROME ­- Despite its best harvest in ten years, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will post another substantial food deficit in 2005...
the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, 23 Nov 2004