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 - Agriculture plays an important role in Nepal’s economy, but the country’s small-scale producers face many challenges. Access to quality inputs, decent roads, irrigation and markets is patchy. Natural disasters destroy ...READ MORE
 - More than 80 percent of people in Guinea-Bissau – one of the poorest countries in the world – earn a living from agriculture. Rice and cashews are two important crops ...READ MORE
 - In May 2009, the Government of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka announced the end of combat operations in the 26-year-long conflict with the separatist movement ...read more
01/02/2011
 - Throughout history, rinderpest regularly devastated buffalo and cattle herds in Asia and Europe and occasionally caused havoc in North Africa.
21/11/2010
 - An ambitious global effort that has brought rinderpest, a deadly cattle plague, to the brink of extinction is ending all field activities, paving the way for ...read more
14/10/2010
 - Over the course of seven weeks, flooding in Pakistan has affected over 20 million people across 160 000 km2. The record monsoon rains caused rivers to overflow ...read more
17/09/2010
 - Millions of livestock have been affected by the floods in Pakistan and are badly in need of food and medicine, FAO said today. Around 200 000 cows, sheep, ...read more
20/08/2010
 - As efforts continue to save the lives of Pakistanis stricken by monsoon floodwaters, FAO today warned of serious threats to the livelihoods and food security of millions. As ...read more
11/08/2010
 - Beginning in late July 2010, Pakistan experienced record monsoon rains, resulting in the most severe flooding in living history.  While damage assessments are ongoing, over 14 ...read more
11/08/2010
 - The video explains how FAO, in close collaboration with Ministries, local authorities and NGO's has supported llamas vulnerable producers belonging to 352 rural communities characterized as ...read more
15/07/2010
 - During 2009/10, Mongolia faced its most severe winter in nearly five decades. Over 7.8 million head of livestock have died due to the extreme cold and ...read more
11/05/2010
 - Welcome to the second issue of the FAO - Uganda Information Bulletin in 2010. Farmer Field Schools have proven to be an effective farmer-led extension methodology ...read more
03/05/2010