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 - Featured Stories FAO and DA take agriculture disaster risk reduction to the next level Restoring livelihoods of typhoon-hit farmers in Central Luzon Pikit farmers acquire livelihood and disaster risk reduction skills Regional food security initiatives gain momentum in the Philippines Fisheries Improvement Plans adopted by 11 coastal communities FAO’s Typhoon Haiyan experience: Building back better means ...read more
11/04/2016
 - When Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) swept through the central Philippines on 8 November 2013, the storm affected some 14.1 million people and caused more than USD 700 million in damage to the agriculture sector, severely threatening the country’s food security. The typhoon’s record intensity destroyed crop fields, orchards, fishing ...read more
09/12/2015
 - Featured Stories Climate-resilient tilapia farming seen to contribute to food security in the Philippines Strategic framework to guide FAO initiatives in Mindanao through 2020 International delegation observes DRR approaches in the Philippines FAO and DA work together to assist farmers affected by Typhoon Koppu Early warning system helps Aklan LGUs address malnutrition and food insecurity Two ...read more
03/12/2015
 - Featured Stories: Asia-Pacific region achieves MDG hunger target, but millions still chronically hungry Three new projects launched to restore agricultural livelihoods and food security in Mindanao IPC chronic food security analysis of Mindanao Building more resilient farming communities after Typhoon Haiyan Partnerships: working together to improve food security
03/09/2015
 - Feature stories: Philippines takes first steps towards a national DRR strategy for agriculture Green Super Rice gives Bicol farmers higher yield Sustainable agriculture: key to lasting peace in Mindanao Seaweed farmers regain livelihoods after Typhoon Haiyan Contour farming puts farmers back on the path to recovery
01/05/2015
 - Featured Stories: Typhoon Haiyan – One year on A bumper harvest for Visayas Farmers Looking at the Future: Improving Sustainable Practices Community nurseries help rebuild typhoon-damaged farms in Mambusao Creating new access to markets for family farms Analyzing climate change impacts to improve food security
30/01/2015
 - HIGHLIGHTS FAO is providing assistance in four critical areas of intervention, in support of over 154 000 families in the Philippines: Rice and corn farming – FAO has supported more than 100 000 rice and corn farmers since December 2013. Livelihoods were restored rapidly, with big returns. This included the distribution of ...read more
19/01/2015
 - HIGHLIGHTS FAO is providing assistance in four critical areas of intervention, in support of over 157 600 families in the Philippines: Rice and corn farming – FAO has supported some 103 100 rice and corn farmers since December 2013. Livelihoods were restored rapidly, with big returns. This included, the distribution of certified ...read more
17/12/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS FAO is providing assistance in four critical areas of intervention, in support of over 154 000 families in the Philippines: Rice and corn farming – FAO has supported some 100 000 rice and corn farmers since December 2013. Livelihoods were restored rapidly, with big returns. For example, the rice seed distributed ...read more
05/11/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS FAO is providing assistance in four critical areas of intervention, in support of 155 600 families in the Philippines: Rice and corn farming – FAO has supported some 100 000 rice and corn farmers since December 2013. Livelihoods were restored rapidly, with big returns. For example, the rice seed distributed by ...read more
05/10/2014
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