26/11/2014 - Through FAO’s voucher programme, women farmers in Zimbabwe – often the most vulnerable households – were able to start vegetable farming as a business, giving them a crucial source of ...read more
08/01/2014 - Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende, today visited FAO-supported rice farmers in Tingib village, Samar province, Eastern Visayas region in the central Philippines. Exactly two months after the typhoon Haiyan ...read more
04/01/2014 - Images collected by the interagency mission on the field in the Central African Republic.
18/12/2013 - Swarm of the Malagasy Migratory Locust observed during more than one hour on 26/09/2013 at 115 km N/W of Tsiroanomandidy (45,4E/17,9S). Estimated size of 8,800 ha.
16/12/2013 - Preparation of the new season in the Philippines after the devastation of the Typhoon Haiyan.
11/12/2013 - Damage to farms in Oriental Mindoro province (region IV-A) following the devastating Typhoon Haiyan that struck the Philippines on the 8th of November 2013. FAO took part in field assessments, ...read more
19/11/2013 - Destruction in two fishing communities of Panay Island, Western Visaya (Region 6) in the Philippines. FAO is assessing the damages caused by the typhoon Haiyan.