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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
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