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 - Acting early before a disaster is critical: it can save lives and protect livelihoods from the immediate shocks as well as protecting longer term development gains ...read more
18/07/2018
 - Featured stories:  FAO, legislators launch pilot parliamentary alliance for food security and nutrition in the Philippines Launch of Philippine Valuation Standards 2017 edition Strengthening risk-based food import control FAO, ...read more
04/06/2018
 - Life saving medicines fail when bacteria become resistant to them, so countries are racing to battle these ‘bad bugs’ through improved surveillance systems to protect animals, ...read more
17/05/2018
 - The Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD) of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Viet Nam organized a mission from 16 to 25 April 2018 ...read more
11/05/2018
 - Displaced farming families are gradually returning to their homes after the five-month-long armed clashes in the Philippine’s Islamic city of Marawi. The fighting between government forces ...read more
06/05/2018
 - The situation for 1.2 million Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh has become increasingly dangerous with the onset of the cyclone season and monsoon rains. ...read more
04/05/2018
 - Nur Bahar and her two children spent 11 days crossing hills and river in Myanmar before they reached the border with Bangladesh. Her husband died 10 ...read more
04/05/2018
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched an $8.3 million appeal to support Rohingya refugees and host populations - around 1.2 million people - in ...read more
04/05/2018
 - Since 25 August 2017, an estimated 693 000 Rohingya refugees escaping violence in Myanmar have sought protection in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh – increasing the area’s refugee ...read more
04/05/2018
 - In 2017, rural families in the Philippines struggled to regain their livelihoods after a succession of strong typhoons, drought and conflict decimated crops, farm animals and ...read more
30/04/2018
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