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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

Lao Coffee Producers

This short UN FAO video in Lao PDR shows how working together coffee producers can better their livelihoods and improve their resilience and adaptation skills. The video takes viewers to the source of where their coffee is grown and reveals the personal stories of those who have dedicated their lives to growing the beans that make one of the world’s most popular beverages. 
Duration:4.52
Producer:FAO RAP
Year:2016

Linking food security to market access for Cambodian villagers

In Cambodia, the UN’s FAO worked with government to improve food security in rural areas by improving water systems for the dry season and assisting villagers gain market access to sell their produce. This EU-supported project helped villagers find a collective purpose, empowered through cooperatives, and fueled by their own power to succeed. Get to know the beneficiaries and see how the ‘MALIS’ project transformed their lives.
Producer:FAO RAP
Year:2016

Mae Hong Son Cooking Group

FAO’s regional office for Asia and the Pacific has supported local women in the town of Mae Hong Son to supplement their income by helping them set up their own cooperative to cook and sell food in local markets. Learn about their mouth-watering experiences in this short documentary.
Duration:4.10'
Producer:RAP
Year:2016
Language:Thai with Eng subtitle

UN FAO Special Ambassador for Zero Hunger

Her Royal Highness, Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand graciously accepted to support the fight against hunger and malnutrition as an UN FAO Special Ambassador for Zero Hunger. The Princess has long been a supporter of FAO’s work and has pursued many of her own royally initiated projects, not just in Thailand but across the region. Learn more about these achievements in this short documentary produced by FAO’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, with special thanks to Thailand’s MCOT and Her Royal Highness’s Personal Affairs Division.
Duration:4.16
Producer:RAP
Year:2016
Language:Thai (with English subtitle)