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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
Bangkok – Today, the FAO Regional Office in Bangkok has issued awards to five outstanding farmers from the Asia-Pacific Region. The farmers received the...
Niue, 18 Oct 2004
Bangkok – Today, the FAO Regional Office in Bangkok has issued awards to five outstanding farmers from the Asia-Pacific Region. The farmers received the...
China, 18 Oct 2004
Are better fishing practices responsible for decrease, or are there just fewer fish to waste?Rome -- New FAO analysis of global data for the...
14 Sep 2004
During its 28th session held in Chiang Mai from 3 to 5 August 2004 the members of the Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC) unanimously decided...
06 Aug 2004
DECLINE IN VALUABLE FISH SPECIES, BETTER MANAGEMENT REQUIRED: FAO REPORTChiang Mai - The management of fishery resources in Asia-Pacific needs to be improved, as...
06 Aug 2004
Nadi/Bangkok - Most Asia-Pacific countries have developed well-defined policies and innovative tools for sustainable forestry, but since many lack the capacity to implement them...
Fiji, 19 Apr 2004