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Bangkok, Thailand – 2 October 2014 – Six countries in the Asia-Pacific region, the world’s largest consumer of fish products, have come together to...
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
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
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