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FAO recently began collaborating with the non-profit Network for Aquaculture Centres in the Asia Pacific (NACA) to hold consultations with a large group of...
20 Apr 2007
The continuous use of arsenic irrigation water in agriculture in Asian countries has potentially serious long-term consequences for the environment, the livelihood of farmers...
Thailand, 09 Feb 2007
Giving local people direct access to valuable forestry resourcesBangkok – Improved access to forest resources - coupled with labor-intensive timber harvesting and wood-processing -...
06 Oct 2006
Bangkok – A gathering of world experts confirmed that forests and trees can act as bioshields for protection of people and other assets against...
04 Sep 2006
Kuala Lumpur – Part of a package of major reforms for the fishery sector, fourteen Asian countries agree to cut trawling and push net...
Malaysia, 23 Aug 2006
In preparation for the 3rd Steering Meeting and Workshop of the International Network on Water and Ecosystems in Paddy Fields (INWEPF) in Kuala Lumpur,...
17 Aug 2006
Media advisoryHosted by the Department of Fisheries of Malaysia, Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Malaysia, the 29th Session of the Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission...
Malaysia, 15 Aug 2006
The “Coastal protection in the aftermath of the Indian Ocean tsunami: what role for forests and trees?” workshop will be held in Khao Lak,...
Thailand, 10 Aug 2006
India hosts 21st Session of Asia-Pacific Forestry CommissionDehradun – The area of forests lost in Asia-Pacific during the past five years is equivalent to...
India, 20 Apr 2006
Still, lowest forest area per person in the worldBangkok, New Delhi – The Asia-Pacific region recorded the highest rate of forest plantation in the...
13 Apr 2006