Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Hiroyuki Konuma

FAO Regional Representative for Asia-Pacific

Thailand celebrates World Food Day with focus on traditional family and smallholder farming

Bangkok, Thailand, 20 Oct 2014 – The Kingdom of Thailand today celebrated its National World Food Day with performances, demonstrations and exhibits honouring the important contribution to food security made by smallholder and family farmers in this major Asian agriculture producing nation. “More than 80 percent of farmers are smallholder family farmers in the Asia-Pacific region and they produce [...]

October 20, 2014
09:30 - Government Complex, Bangkok, Thailand
Open the 2014 National World Food Day Observance
October 16, 2014
09:00 - Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
Deliver FAO message at the Launching Ceremony of Zero Hunger Challenge Initiative in Myanmar
October 15, 2014
09:00 - FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand
Deliver opening remarks at the 2014 World Food Day Celebration
This schedule is subject to change

Hiroyuki Konuma, a Japanese national, holds a Master of Science Degree (M.Sc.) in Agricultural Science from Tsukuba University in Japan. He has been with FAO for over 30 years. [...]

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Mr Hiroyuki Konuma visited Sri Lanka from 8 to 10 July 2014.
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