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 - Drones were launched to officially mark a joint undertaking by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) ...read more
17/03/2016
 - To enhance food production and consumption at the household level through the promotion of conservation agriculture (CA), double cropping, diversification of farming practices and capacity building, ...read more
16/03/2016
 - Like so many communities in rural Myanmar, the 114 families in Tha Koar village depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. The village is in central Rakhine ...read more
10/03/2016
 - To restore local livelihoods and improve food security and nutrition by equipping small-scale coconut farming households (while supporting Government partners at varying levels) with relevant capacity ...read more
04/03/2016
 - Immediately following the earthquakes in Nepal and many aftershocks, FAO began its emergency response to address the immediate needs of the hardest-hit farmers in the six ...read more
04/03/2016
 - Farming households that were affected by Typhoon Koppu are receiving livelihood recovery assistance through Belgium’s USD 440 000 contribution to the Special Fund for Emergency and ...read more
23/02/2016
 - Typhoon Koppu (local name Lando) made landfall in the Central Luzon Region of the Philippines on 18 October 2015, affecting 26 provinces and leaving USD 205.9 ...read more
12/02/2016
 - To restore resilient livelihoods of small-scale coconut farmers and improve food security and nutrition at household and community level through intercropping, climate-resilient coconut-based farming systems, livestock ...read more
08/02/2016
 - During the winter months, the farmland around Pauk Khoan village is normally full of brightly coloured vegetable crops – sunflower, peanut, red bean, mustard broadleaf and ...read more
05/02/2016
 - To restore the livelihoods of vulnerable fishing households, reduce their reliance on food aid, enable them to resume fisheries-related activities and improve their resilience to future ...read more
28/01/2016