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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
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