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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
The government of South Korea and FAO have agreed to work closely together to promote responsible fishing and aquaculture in the developing world.South Korea's...
Rome, 31 Jan 2014
In recent years, climate-smart agriculture has emerged as a proven approach to ensure food security, increase agricultural productivity and incomes, build resilience to climate...
11 Dec 2013
While new technology continues to improve agricultural production, it is critical that policy makers in Asia and the Pacific pay closer attention to existing...
Bangkok, Thailand, 12 Nov 2013
The forest sector across Asia and the Pacific has enormous untapped potential to increase the prosperity of countries, industries and improve the livelihoods of...
Rotorua, New Zealand, 05 Nov 2013
The FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific today opened an exhibit at the three-day Thailand Climate Change Adaptation Expo at Central World...
Bangkok, Thailand,, 26 Sep 2013
A three-day high-level technical workshop opened today to raise awareness of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and...
Bangkok, Thailand, 13 Aug 2013
The FAO governing Conference has voted to accept two Asian countries, Brunei Darussalam and Singapore as new FAO member countries, the FAO Regional Office...
Bangkok, Thailand, 17 Jun 2013
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