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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
An FAO project on Cambodia's Tonle Sap lake has helped revolutionize the way that the natural resources of the lake are managed, spelling good...
Cambodia, 26 Sep 2005
Large forest fires in South-East Asia, notably in Indonesia, have caused serious health and environmental problems, in particular choking haze in the region, FAO...
Indonesia, 31 Aug 2005
New FAO report on best practices in Asia and the Pacific9 May 2005, Bangkok – Strengthening property rights, paying attention to people’s livelihoods and...
Thailand, 09 May 2005