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FAO and ESCAP are calling for entries of case studies that document best practices of existing and innovative as well as cost-effective and sustainable...
Bangkok, 09 Dec 2011
A UN Food and Agriculture Organization programme that helps local communities in Mongolia to protect their own forests is being seen as a model...
Bugat, Mongolia, 07 Nov 2011
Over 150 small-scale fishers in Sri Lanka’s Puttalam district will benefit from safety equipment distributed by the FAO Regional Fisheries Livelihoods Programme for South...
Colombo, Sri Lanka, 22 Jul 2011
The Forest Management Bureau (FMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) of the Philippines is awarded the prestigious Edouard Saouma Award...
Manila/Bangkok, 27 Jun 2011
Timor-Leste has joined the Asia Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC) to become the 21st member of the regional fisheries advisory and consultative body.APFIC is an...
Bangkok, 22 Jun 2011
“Climate change may cause unprecedented disruptions to aquatic and coastal systems upon which many millions of Asian people depend. It is vital that governments...
Kathmandu, 27 May 2011
As interest in bioenergy production continues to grow, FAO is promoting the use of a new methodology designed to help policymakers weigh the pros...
Rome, 17 May 2011
Resource management and community development in Cambodian coastal fishing communities will be strengthened following the signing of 15 Community Fishing Area Management Plans in...
Preah Sihanouk, Cambodia, 11 May 2011
Fishers in Zamboanga Del Norte will benefit following the signing of agreements formalizing collaboration between partners in the Spanish-funded Regional Fisheries Livelihoods Programme for...
Zamboanga Del Norte, the Philippines, 16 Feb 2011
Three agreements were signed today between the Thai Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives and FAO for technical assistance in the areas of climate change,...
Bangkok, Thailand, 09 Feb 2011