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 - The Desert Locust (Schistocerca gregaria) is considered the most dangerous of all migratory pest species in the world. It threatens people’s livelihoods, food security, the environment ...read more
11/02/2015
 - To improve food security by increasing farmers’ income and strengthening local economies through sustainable groundnut cultivation.
09/02/2015
 - Under the fisheries programme, FAO is assisting 19 000 fisher households by way of repairing post-harvest facilities, providing inputs and increasing the resilience of coastal communities ...read more
06/02/2015
 - Featured Stories: Typhoon Haiyan – One year on A bumper harvest for Visayas Farmers Looking at the Future: Improving Sustainable Practices Community nurseries help rebuild typhoon-damaged farms in Mambusao Creating new ...read more
30/01/2015
 - To contribute to the improvement of food security for targeted vulnerable farming households whose food security was threatened by low agricultural productivity, natural disasters and conflict. ...read more
29/01/2015
 - HIGHLIGHTS FAO is providing assistance in four critical areas of intervention, in support of over 154 000 families in the Philippines: Rice and corn farming – FAO has ...read more
19/01/2015
 - Improve the food security, livelihood and nutrition conditions of vulnerable households living in crisis-affected areas through the provision of cereal seeds.
15/01/2015
 - On 26 December 2004, an earthquake off the west coast of Northern Sumatra led to the most destructive series of tsunamis in recorded history, killing more ...read more
22/12/2014
 - Ten years after the world’s worst natural disaster in living memory roared across the shorelines of South and Southeast Asia, countries are better prepared to deal ...read more
22/12/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS FAO is providing assistance in four critical areas of intervention, in support of over 157 600 families in the Philippines: Rice and corn farming – FAO has ...read more
17/12/2014