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The Royal Thai Government has begun three days of celebrations, focusing on His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s achievements as a soil scientist, as part...
Bangkok, Thailand, 03 Dec 2014
The Asia-Pacific region has taken a step forward in the development of a coordinated strategy and action plan that will lead to the sustainable...
Bangkok, Thailand, 28 Nov 2014
Nations in Asia and the Pacific could soon face serious political turmoil due to the looming issue of food insecurity if they don't embrace...
Bangkok, Thailand, 27 Nov 2014
Six countries in the Asia-Pacific region, the world’s largest consumer of fish products, have come together to draft a work plan on the sustainable...
Bangkok, Thailand, 02 Oct 2014
Pursuing sustainable bioenergy opportunities in Southeast Asia without threatening food security is not just possible but achievable, a UN and multi-agency sponsored workshop heard...
Bangkok, Thailand, 23 Jul 2014
As territorial disputes and competition for increasingly scarce land and natural resources intensify, government and key land stakeholders across Asia and the Pacific are...
Pattaya, Thailand, 11 Jun 2014
A training course which contributes to more practical and effective management of fisheries in Asia and the Pacific was launched today by the Food...
Honolulu, United States and Bangkok, Thailand, 10 Jun 2014
While it’s well recognized that forests are our future, the time needed to restore and manage them more sustainably is running short, an FAO...
Bangkok, Thailand, 21 Mar 2014
Forests and grasslands combined cover more than 57 percent of Asia-Pacific’s landmass, yet forests alone account for only 20 percent – and they are...
Bangkok, Thailand , 19 Mar 2014
Forest loss and degradation remain major problems confronting the Asia-Pacific region which, if not addressed, will leave future generations a legacy of damaged ecosystems...
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 12 Mar 2014
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