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Chiang Mai- With over 1 400 insect species eaten by humans worldwide, the insect world offers promising possibilities both commercially and nutritionally, FAO said...
Thailand, 19 Feb 2008
FAO is organizing the first-ever Asia-Pacific Forestry Week in coordination with various other regional and international partners. Forestry Week will be held in Hanoi,...
Thailand, 09 Feb 2008
Reducing arsenic levels in rice through improved irrigation practicesRome – High levels of arsenic in rice could be reduced by applying improved irrigation management...
19 Dec 2007
Chiang Mai/Bangkok – Asian countries will need to make dramatic adjustments in how they manage forests in the face of rapid globalization according to...
16 Oct 2007
Chiang Mai, 17 October 2007Recent and unprecedented economic and social change in the Asia-Pacific region has significantly altered the way forests are regarded and...
10 Oct 2007
The future of forests in Asia and the Pacific - Outlook for 2020 - is an international conference organized by FAO from 16 to...
03 Jul 2007
The Asia Pacific Water Forum (APWM) is the major high-level water forum for decision makers in Asia and the Pacific. It is organizing the...
02 Jul 2007
FAO conference eyeballs the future of the 'blue revolution' - safety issues in spotlightRome/Bangkok - The recent discovery that feed used on some U.S....
28 May 2007
Longer-term planning, sustainability keyJakarta - The American Red Cross and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have announced the launch...
Indonesia, 10 May 2007
16 to 18 October 2007, Chiang Mai, ThailandRecent and unprecedented economic and social change in the Asia-Pacific region has significantly altered the way forests...
01 May 2007