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An FAO project on Cambodia's Tonle Sap lake has helped revolutionize the way that the natural resources of the lake are managed, spelling good...
Cambodia, 26 Sep 2005
Large forest fires in South-East Asia, notably in Indonesia, have caused serious health and environmental problems, in particular choking haze in the region, FAO...
Indonesia, 31 Aug 2005
New FAO report on best practices in Asia and the Pacific9 May 2005, Bangkok – Strengthening property rights, paying attention to people’s livelihoods and...
Thailand, 09 May 2005
Bangkok – Soil salinity problems caused by the December tsunami waves are less severe than previously expected, FAO stated on the occasion of a...
Thailand, 31 Mar 2005
This FAO publication provides a brief guide on the subject of soil contamination by salt as a result of tsunami inundation of agricultural land...
the Philippines, 14 Mar 2005
Bangkok – In the aftermath of the Indian Ocean tsunami, the surge for infrastructure and housing reconstruction requires vast supplies of wood. If not...
Thailand, 07 Mar 2005
Socio-economic considerations vital for ensuring livelihoods and access to food and resourcesBangkok – The very survival and livelihoods of coastal communities should take centre...
Thailand, 28 Feb 2005
Replacement boats and equipment should be appropriate to local conditionsBangkok/Rome – A harmful build-up of excessive fishing capacity must be avoided in the countries...
21 Feb 2005
Bangkok­ - Basic equipment, supplies and technical assistance for fishing and crop production will be provided on an urgent basis to thousands of poor...
25 Jan 2005
Many millions of farmers and fisher folk in coastal areas affected by the disasterBangkok/Jakarta - The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today launched...
06 Jan 2005