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Farmer Field School curriculum on Climate Smart Agriculture in upland/hilly areas of Chin State, Myanmar

24 p.

This is a report on a project in Myanmar to develop agricultural training with an emphasis on yams, coffee & avocado crops:


SAMIS project component 3: Knowledge management, dissemination of information, and lessons learned for decision-making, planning and evaluation

6 p.

This highlights work to deliver weather and climate-change impact information to small holders in Lao through Farmer Field Schools.


Climate Smart Agriculture curriculum/module for training of trainers in Myanmar 

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Climate Smart Agriculture curriculum/module for B. Agr. Sc. and M. Agr. Sc Degree Programme at Yezin Agricultural University in Myanmar

  These two curriculum modules cover agricultural education for climate-smart     agriculture, management of land, water & soil, agroforestry and livelihoods diversification.


Viet Nam: Les entreprises apprennent comment s’impliquer dans les efforts du pays pour la production et le commerce de bois legal

2 p.

Le Viet Nam, l'un des principaux pays importateurs et transformateurs de bois,a connu une croissance exponentielle de ses industries forestières au cours de la dernière décennie.


Climate smart agriculture curriculum/module for Agricultural Diploma Level Programme at State Agricultural Institutes in Myanmar

32 p.

As part of the FAO project “Sustainable Cropland and forest management in priority agro-ecosystems of Myanmar," climate-smart agriculture is being integrated into agricultural training programmes. 


Myanmar: Country Programming Framework 2017-2022 

30 p.

The CPF will contribute to achieving government strategies and policies, respond to specific needs of Myanmar by focusing on government priority areas and guide FAO’s technical assistance to the Government.


School nutrition education programmes in the Pacific Islands: Scoping review and capacity needs assessment

129 p.

The report assesses the capacity to deliver nutrition education within the public school system of 14 Pacific Islands and makes recommendations for improved delivery of nutrition education.


It is estimated that at least 70 percent of land in developing countries is unregistered. Due to the current competition over land and natural resources, communities are losing their land and land conflicts have been on the rise. FAO and the MRLG have collected multi-stakeholder perspectives and published a collection of policy briefs on land tenure in the Mekong Region.

Challenges and opportunities of recognizing and protecting customary tenure systems in Cambodia, 2019, 16 p.

Challenges and opportunities of recognizing and protecting customary tenure systems in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, 2019, 16 p.

Challenges and opportunities of recognizing and protecting customary tenure systems in Myanmar, 2019, 16 p.

Challenges and opportunities of recognizing and protecting customary tenure systems in Viet Nam, 2019, 16 p.


Synopsis of the Global Event on Accelerating the End to Hunger and Malnutrition

16 p.

This flyer presents the issues and numbers on malnutrition, under nutrition, obesity, overweight and stunting and then briefly presents solutions coming out of gender equity, data, using new technologies, policies, and engaging the private sector.


Thailand migration report 2019

220 p.

FAO contributions to this UN Thematic Working Group report are chapter 4, "Working Conditions for Migrants in Thailand's Agricultural Sector" and chapter 5, "Working Conditions for Migrants and Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing in Thailand’s Fisheries Sector."


E-agriculture in action: Blockchain for agriculture

66 p.

One of the most discussed technologies of late is Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT); Blockchain is one implementaiton of DLTs. This publication aims to demystify the technology, provide some thoughts on the opportunities and challenges in implementing blockchain-based systems as well as document some case studies on the use of blockchain for agriculture.

E-book for IPAD | E-book for Kindle


Special edition of the FAO ECTAD Vietnam newsletter on African Swine Fever December 2018/January 2019

5 p.

African Swine Fever (ASF) is a contagious viral disease of pigs & wild boar that causes severe economic losses to the pig sector. Originally in Africa, it has spread and now been reported in China, threatening countries in East & Southeast Asia.


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.

Mobi e-book for kindle | epub e-book for I-pad