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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
Bangkok – Taking stock of progress reached in the fisheries sector one year after the tsunami, FAO stresses the need for continued re-examination and...
30 Mar 2006
Bangkok – Moving from emergency to long-term rehabilitation, FAO and the Department of Fisheries are reviewing concerns among the government and aid agencies about...
Thailand, 28 Mar 2006
Aceh, 20 February 2006 - Some 650 tambak farmers are rehabilitating their fish/shrimp ponds farms and will fully resume aquacultural farming by June 2006...
Indonesia, 21 Feb 2006
Trend of losses reversed into annual net gain of 633 000 hectaresBangkok – The trend of net losses in forest coverage during the 1990s...
14 Nov 2005
Bangkok - Today, Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn presented FAO awards to four Asia-Pacifc farmers for outstanding contributions in the areas of...
Vanuatu, 17 Oct 2005
The massive flooding this week in Central America has prompted the press and well-intentioned advocacy groups to blame the flooding following heavy rain from...
Thailand, 13 Oct 2005
A mid term workshop for an FAO assisted project - Sustainable Use of Problem Soils in Rainfed Agriculture in Northeast Thailand (TCP/THA/2906) - was...
Thailand, 27 Sep 2005