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 - Recent flooding in Myanmar had a devastating impact on agricultural livelihoods and food security, according to a joint Government-United Nations report released today. Nearly 470 000 ...read more
20/10/2015
 - In October 2015, the Food Security Sector in Myanmar co-led by the Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Food Programme released an Agriculture and Livelihood ...read more
20/10/2015
 - Raising the alarm for poultry-related livelihoods and public health, FAO warned countries today that a fourth wave of avian influenza H7N9 has already begun. The novel ...read more
16/10/2015
 - In Eastern Visayas region alone, Typhoon Haiyan damaged or destroyed 33 million coconut stands, affecting 1.7 million people in the coconut sector. To help the Government ...read more
25/09/2015
 - Coconuts are one of the most important crops in the Philippines. The country is the second largest coconut producer in the world, but after Typhoon Haiyan ...read more
21/09/2015
 - The island of Tubabao, off the coast of Guiuan in Eastern Samar was one of the first areas in the Philippines to be hit by super ...read more
21/09/2015
 - The island of Tubabao, off the coast of Guiuan in Eastern Samar was one of the first areas in the Philippines to be hit by super ...read more
17/09/2015
 - To restore food security and livelihoods of small-scale coconut farming households severely affected by Typhoon Haiyan in Regions VI and VIII by diversifying sources of income ...read more
16/09/2015
 - Mira Upreti kneels on the dirt floor in her hut, cooking food on a makeshift fireplace. The corrugated iron roof and walls, and the fire, make ...read more
16/09/2015
 - As part of its earthquake response, FAO has identified vulnerable women running farming households in Nepal and is helping them to resume food production and start ...read more
14/09/2015