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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
 - In May, the Nepal Food Security Cluster carried out a detailed assessment of the impact of the earthquakes on food production and agricultural livelihoods. The Agricultural ...read more
29/06/2015
 - Highlights FAO is supporting Government-led efforts to address food security and livelihood needs in six districts most severely affected by the earthquakes: Nuwakot, Dhading, Gorkha, Rasuwa, Dolakha ...read more
29/06/2015
 - FAO watershed management and mountains team leader, Thomas Hofer, visited Nepal to meet with farmers and see how their livelihoods have been affected by the earthquakes. ...read more
16/06/2015
 - Since the earthquakes in Nepal, some farmers have noticed water disappearing into the ground, leaving just-watered terraces suddenly dry. Certain springs have dried up while others ...read more
15/06/2015
 - Most affected Village Development Committees (VDCs) in the six affected districts (Dhading, Dolakha, Gorkha, Nuwakot, Rasuwa, Sindhupolchok) after the 2015 Nepal earthquakes. These districts are situated ...read more
11/06/2015
 - When Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines on 8 November 2013, 73 percent of coastal communities were severely affected and approximately two-thirds of small-scale fishers lost their ...read more
10/06/2015
 - The earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25th resulted in huge devastation across 14 districts in the country. Six districts – Dhading, Dolokha, Gorkha, Nuwakot, Rasuwa ...read more
09/06/2015
 - Half of all farming households in key rural districts lost nearly all of their stored crops of rice, maize, wheat and millet in the recent Nepal ...read more
08/06/2015
 - Highlights FAO is supporting Government-led efforts to address food security and livelihood needs in six districts most severely affected by the earthquakes: Nuwakot, Dhading, Gorkha, Rasuwa, Dolakha ...read more
04/06/2015
 - Just over five weeks since Nepal's devastating earthquake of 25 April, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations expects to complete its emergency distribution of rice ...read more
03/06/2015