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Making a difference in Pakistan (FAO)

From Chitral to Balochistan and from FATA to Sindh, FAO continues to work towards the achievement of Zero Hunger in Pakistan. With its efforts focused on poverty reduction, food security, sustainable livelihoods and rural development, FAO continues to make a difference to enable vulnerable communities lead a healthy, happy and productive life.
Duration:5.46'
Producer:FAO Pakistan
Year:2017
Language:English

Healthier animals, healthier people: How FAO prevents infectious diseases

As most of the recent human pandemics such as EBOLA, MERS CO-V or Avian Influenza, originated in animals, this video explains why animal health intervention is crucial in preventing emerging pandemic threats. Regarding this subject, FAO’s Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Disease (ECTAD) have been supporting the Government of Viet Nam since 2004 to safeguard livelihoods from zoonotic diseases, especially Avian Influenza. Through preventing and controlling animal diseases, FAO ECTAD Viet Nam aims to achieve 3 UN Sustainable Development Goals; 1) No Poverty 2) Zero Hunger 3) Good Health and Well Being.
Duration:3.37"
Year:2017
Language:English

Community Animal Health Workers in India

FAO is working with partners in central India to train local women in veterinary skills. The women are now highly sought after by all villagers raising chickens and goats for vaccinations and to learn new ways to keep their animals healthy.
Producer:FAO RAP
Year:2016
Language:English

Indonesia Rice-Fish Farming

Growing rice and fish together in flooded paddy fields has improved the food security and livelihoods of farmers in Indonesia. It is also an environmentally friendly way keep both the fish and rice healthy and free from disease.
Producer:FAO RAP
Year:2016
Language:English

Nepal Integrated Pest Management

Farmers in Nepal are working with FAO and partners to adopt chemical-free pesticides. 
Producer:FAO RAP
Year:2016
Language:English

Thailand School Vegetable Garden

Students in Mae Hong Son, Thailand, grow their own vegetables and prepare their own nutritious meals thanks to guidance and support from their school leaders, government, FAO and others.
Producer:FAO RAP
Year:2016

Nepal Earthquake Recovery

FAO, its government partners and others, have been helping rural people become food self-sufficient again after two devastating earthquakes that struck the country.
Producer:FAO RAP
Year:2016

ABU Workshop on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction

Mr Allan Dow, Regional Communication Officer, interviewed by the Thai PBS at the ABU Workshop and Media Summit, Krabit, Thailand (9-12 May 2016)
Year:2016

Building Resilient Livelihoods: stories from the Chittagong Hill Tracts

In an effort to making a difference in the livelihood of people living in remote areas of the Chittagong Hill Tracts, the ECHO funded FAO project undertook actions aiming at supporting critically food insecure rural men and women and increasing their resilience towards chronic and seasonal shocks and stresses through an integrated approach that involved distribution of agricultural inputs, cash transfers and extensive training programmes on vegetable and fruit production, jum rice management and seeds preservation, poultry management, and training on nutrition, food safety and food preparation. In addition, the project also supported the construction of a small water harvesting facility at community level and provided training on community water management in order to support the resilience of remote men and women to water scarcity during the critical dry winter period. The video documented the success stories of direct beneficiaries under the project. The documentary shows the diversifying lifestyle of the beneficiaries with the provision of inputs and trainings as a direct positive impact of the project. By learning better techniques of poultry rearing and fruits and vegetable production, the project beneficiaries are now able to pave a better future for their next generation.
Duration:6.5"
Producer:FAO Bangladesh
Year:2016

Student Debate on International Day of Forests 2016

21 March 2016 - With ongoing drought and farmers facing some of their most serious access to water issues for many years,  students from a number of international and local high schools and universities in Bangkok have held a lively debate on the future of the region’s forests and their link to our critical supply of fresh water.   The debate was held on International Day of Forests, celebrated 21 March each year.  IDF was established by the United Nations General Assembly to raise awareness of the importance of forests and trees in ensuring the sustainability of ecosystems, providing valuable goods and services, supporting livelihoods, and reducing hunger.  The theme of this year’s International Day of Forests is “Forests and Water,” which was also the topic of today’s debate, held at FAO’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok
Duration:5.4
Year:2016
Language:English
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