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Bangkok/Madrid - Driven largely by awareness of marine resource depletion and vulnerability of their coastal communities, six south and southeast Asian countries today signed...
09 Dec 2009
In the Philippines, over 6 million hectares of formerly forested areas have been transformed into low productivity Imperata grasslands as a result of massive...
the Philippines, 08 Dec 2009
Manilla - Carbon markets offer promising new opportunities for simultaneously addressing climate change and chronic forest management challenges in developing countries, according to the...
the Philippines, 12 Oct 2009
Over 80 participants, from 12 Asia-Pacific nations, gathered at the First Regional Forum for People and Forests, convened in Hanoi, Vietnam, from 18-20 August...
01 Sep 2009
THE FIRST REGIONAL FORUM FOR PEOPLE AND FORESTS Carbon Financing and Community Forestry (18-20 August)Hanoi - Local communities could hold the key to forest-related...
18 Aug 2009
MEDIA ADVISORY Hanoi - 2009 is a crucial year for global efforts to address climate change, with the hope that an ambitious and effective...
14 Aug 2009
Vientiane - The Government of Lao PDR is currently developing a comprehensive legislation for fisheries and aquaculture. In support of this, FAO, in collaboration...
the Lao People's Democratic Republic, 17 Jun 2009
Vientiane – Today the Department of Livestock and Fisheries (DLF) and FAO are officially closing the avian influenza project Building Capacity at the Grass-roots...
27 May 2009
$370 000 FAO support to fisheries departmentBangkok (Food and Agriculture Organization) ©¤ The UN¡¯s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Thai ministry of...
Thailand, 12 May 2009
Vientiane - An estimated 500 people dropped by and sampled wild forest foods such as beetles, crickets and frogs at the FAO booth at...
the Lao People's Democratic Republic, 16 Feb 2009