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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 order to understand the impact of the earthquakes in Nepal and associated aftershocks on agriculture in the most severely affected districts, an Agricultural Livelihood Impact ...read more
07/07/2015
 - The report presents a comprehensive post disaster needs assessment exercise, launched simultaneously with response and relief efforts at the request of the Government of Nepal, with ...read more
06/07/2015
 - In a country where two out of three people depend on agriculture for their livelihoods, the earthquakes have been disastrous for many of Nepal’s farmers. Following ...read more
29/06/2015
 - 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