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Thailand is leading the world in a promising area for improved food security and nutrition, according to a new book launched today by FAO...
Bangkok, Thailand, 21 May 2013
What:    Launch a new FAO book: Six-legged livestock: edible insect farming, collecting and marketing in Thailand. The event will be a lunch-time book launch...
14 May 2013
Fisheries experts from more than 13 countries opened the first of two consultations today that could herald new ways of reducing hunger and poverty...
Bangkok, Thailand, 28 Jan 2013
In recognition of the crucial role played by soils in promoting food security and particularly in light of the enormous challenges that soils face...
Bangkok, Thailand, 04 Dec 2012
Some 70 participants took part in a regional consultation on groundwater governance in East and South Asia and the Pacific, opening today in Shijiazhuang,...
Shijiazhuang, China , 03 Dec 2012
Timor-Leste has completed its first ever national census of fishing vessels, an achievement which will greatly facilitate the sustainable management of the nation’s fisheries...
Dili, 14 Nov 2012
A regional consultation by national officials and international experts on sustainable intensification of aquaculture in the Asia-Pacific today adopted a new framework to sustainable...
Bangkok, Thailand, 11 Oct 2012
The Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC) has called for more effective management of the trawl sector in Asia, which balances the need to sustain marine...
Danang, Viet Nam, 22 Sep 2012
While mud crab farming based on collection from the wild has probably taken place for hundreds of years, farming of mud crabs is a...
Bangkok, 30 Mar 2012
A three-day, Asia-wide consultation of experts organized by FAO opened today in Bangkok: the consultation focuses on the potential impacts of agricultural investment on...
Bangkok, 18 Jan 2012