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Regional Workshop on Forest Assessment and Monitoring in South and South-East Asia

Bangladesh Forest Information System BFIS

International Day of Forest 2019: Forest and Education

Bangkachao District: The Green Lungs of Bangkok


New Publications

Evidence-based risk management along the livestock production and market chain: Lao PDR

2019, 8 pages.

The project has engendered progress in the province by creating self-sufficiency in poultry production and reducing HPAI risks through a community-based enterprise using a participatory approach.

Country Gender Assessment of Agriculture and the Rural Sector in Papa New Guinea

2019, 76 p.

This report makes recommendations for policy, institutional and household-level changes to promote gender equity in Papua New Guinea.

Tonga Food Security Profile

4 p.

This brochure presents the results of analysis of food data, demographics and consumption in Tonga.

Ginger value chain study in Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines

74 p.

The Ginger Value Chain Study report provides an overview and analysis of the ginger industry in Nueva Vizcaya, with the aim of identifying main leverage points and key strategies to improve its competitiveness.

Pro-Resilient Fiji – Strengthening climate resilience of communities for food and nutrition security

4 p.

The FAO Pro-Resilient Fiji project aims to structurally and sustainably reduce food insecurity and nutrition deterioration from climate change-induced disasters.

Country Gender Assessment of agriculture and the rural sector in Indonesia

2019, 80 p.

Despite serving as the backbone of one of the nation’s most economically important sectors, women in agriculture are marginalized and often have little access to financial resources, knowledge and technology to improve their crop yields and improve their livelihoods.

Healthy Animals Healthy People: FAO ECTAD Annual Report 2018

34 p.

A summary of FAO-ECTAD's work in AMR, integrated disease surveillance, best practices and other activities.

Healthy Animals Healthy People: FAO ECTAD Annual Report 2018

34 p.

A summary of FAO-ECTAD's work in AMR, integrated disease surveillance, best practices and other activities.

Country gender assessment of agriculture and the rural sector in Maldives

68 p.

The report provides information on how rural development and investment initiatives may affect gender roles and relations, positively and/or negatively.

Ginger farming guide

44 p.

From the Philippines, this manual details techniques for land preparation, farm management, pest & disease control, nutrient deficiency symptoms on leaves, harvest & postharvest work.


Development of National Food Safety Indicators in Bhutan Using a One Health Approach

34 p.

The report presents the proceedings of the two and a half day kick-off workshop.

Mountain Agriculture: Opportunities for harnessing Zero Hunger in Asia

This publication conveys priority and entry points to turn the potential of mountain agriculture into real benefits for the Asian region. It includes 8 country case studies.

Agricultural extension manual for extension workers

40 p.

This manual provides easy-to-use tools for agricultural extension workers in the Pacific. It is produced with the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia.

Evidence-based risk management along the livestock production and market chain: Myanmar

12 p.

This brochure reports on active surveillance in live bird markets of H5N1 and H5N6 HPAI viruses and low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) H9N2 viruses.

Nepal Country Programming Framework (CPF) 2018-2022

32 p.

Priorities for technical cooperation and partnership between the Government of Nepal and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Development of national food safety indicators in the Philippines using a One Health approach

53 p.

This is a workshop report where participants learned about the  the concept of measuring food safety, using as indicative list the 40 food safety indicators (FSIs).

E-agriculture in action: Big data for agriculture.
83 p.

Digital agriculture relies on quality data to gather information, improve decision-making, enable innovative services & enhance information exchange.

The third Asia-Pacific Forest Sector Outlook Study (APFSOS III)

356 p.

Asia-Pacific's forests & landscapes are rapidly changing and a sustainable future is possible.

Combatting and eliminating illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the Asia-Pacific region

12 p.

The brochure gives an overview of what IUU is, why it persists and then the brochure details the work of FAO in Asia and Pacific against IUU fishing and how it can be eliminated.

Dynamic development, shifting demographics and changing diets
172 p.

The story of the rapidly evolving food system in Asia and the Pacific and why it is constantly on the move.

Mobi e-book for kindle | Epub e-book for IPAD

2018 Asia-Pacific Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition

96 p.

During the last three years, progress at reducing undernourishment has slowed tremendously in Asia and the Pacific. After years of gains in combatting hunger, progress has stagnated in all parts of this vast region.

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