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Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs visits FAO rice seed project after typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

Jan 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 made landfall, FAO, with generous support from the Norwegian Government and the excellent collaboration with the Government of the Philippines, has been able to secure the December/January planting season.

Author: FAO/J. Belgrave