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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
 - Farmers in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) face numerous challenges, not least of which are soil erosion, scarce inputs and extreme weather like drought, flooding and cold spells. ...READ MORE
 - HIGHLIGHTS 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 access ...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
 - High food insecurity is projected for the period from November 2014 to March 2015 in Aghanistan. The situation is expected to deteriorate as a result of ...read more
09/12/2014
 - Philippine farmers and fishers have felt the full force of typhoon Hagupit (locally known as Ruby) which has now swept through seven regions of the country, ...read more
09/12/2014
 - With the ten year anniversary of the devastating Indian Ocean Tsunami just weeks away, representatives from ASEAN member countries are assessing the lessons they’ve learned and ...read more
25/11/2014