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Rome – Afghanistan’s agriculture has suffered widespread crop failure caused by below average rains as well as plant and animal diseases, according to a...
Afghanistan, 16 Sep 2004
Bangkok – Part of a far-reaching strategy to address poverty and food security in Thailand, cooperation with BAAC focuses on building rural self-help groups,...
Thailand, 09 Sep 2004
Vientiane – Rural women in Asia are critical human capital for achieving food security and poverty reduction in the region, an FAO statement said...
the Lao People's Democratic Republic, 31 Aug 2004
Bangkok – China will send 36 agricultural experts and technicians specialized in agronomy, irrigation, livestock and fisheries, to eight Pacific Island nations, FAO announced...
08 Jul 2004
Ministers agree on need to restructure agriculture in the regionBeijing – Thirty-three Asia-Pacific countries wrapped up two days of ministerial level talks on food...
21 May 2004
Beijing - "Growth in agriculture is an essential component of poverty reduction and food security strategies", said Jacques Diouf, FAO director-general, to a gathering...
18 May 2004
Rice livelihoods and food security will also be discussedBeijing – Despite solemn commitments made by governments to reduce the number of undernourished people by...
14 May 2004
Bangkok - A high-level roundtable in Bangkok concluded today with a call on national leaders and regional economic groups to join hands with civil...
24 Feb 2004
Bangkok - World rice inventories at the close of the present crop seasons ending in 2004 are now forecast at 102 million tons, down...
14 Nov 2003
Bangkok – International prices of rice have continued to strengthen since the beginning of the year and climbed to a two-year high, as rice...
04 Jul 2003