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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
 - Amidst ongoing challenges in Nepal following the earthquakes in April/May 2015, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is continuing its recovery and ...read more
21/12/2015
 - Immediately following the earthquakes in Nepal and many aftershocks, FAO began its emergency response to address the immediate needs of the hardest-hit farmers in the six ...read more
21/12/2015
 - Coping with the harsh terrain and weather is part of a Mongolian herder’s way of life. But there are early warnings that this winter the dzud ...read more
18/12/2015
 - To enhance the effectiveness of the Food Security Cluster (FSC) towards better preparedness and as an operational coordination mechanism for humanitarian programmes in Pakistan, ensuring timely ...read more
16/12/2015
 - When Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) swept through the central Philippines on 8 November 2013, the storm affected some 14.1 million people and caused more ...read more
09/12/2015
 - Vivian Jones, her oldest boy David and other three sons are living on a single meal a day – down from the three they used to ...read more
09/12/2015
 - Featured Stories Climate-resilient tilapia farming seen to contribute to food security in the Philippines Strategic framework to guide FAO initiatives in Mindanao through 2020 International delegation observes DRR approaches ...read more
03/12/2015
 - The road to recovery has not been easy for fifty-two-year-old Marcelina Calvez and her husband who have been farming in Palompon, Leyte for more than 30 ...read more
01/12/2015
 - An economically devastating cattle disease has made alarming advances into the Caucasus and nearby countries. To provide the latest information on diagnosis, prevention and control of ...read more
27/11/2015
 - To restore the livelihoods of small-scale coconut farmers in a sustainable manner and improve food security and nutrition at the household and community level through intercropping, ...read more
19/11/2015