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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
Between 1990 and 2002, an additional 35 percent of the total urban population of the Asia-Pacific region - over 368 million people - gained...
Thailand, 20 Jan 2009
Geneva/Bangkok/Dhaka (WMO/FAO/UNESCAP) – "Large populations in South Asian countries depend on semi-subsistence agriculture for their livelihoods and future projections of climate change impacts indicate...
25 Aug 2008
The link below provides great coverage of Pacific islanders' participation at Asia-Pacific Forestry Week – held in Hanoi from 21 to 26 April 2008...
02 Jun 2008