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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
 - Vulnerable farmers in Myanmar are still recovering from the major floods that swept through rural areas between July and October this year. Humanitarian needs remain and longer-term recovery work must ...READ MORE
 - Drones were launched to officially mark a joint undertaking by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) ...read more
17/03/2016
 - Keye messages Damage to crops and livestock is estimated at USD 61 million. This figure will increase following the assessment of thefisheries subsector. With much of the ...read more
16/03/2016
 - Like so many communities in rural Myanmar, the 114 families in Tha Koar village depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. The village is in central Rakhine ...read more
10/03/2016
 - Background On 20 and 21 February, Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Winston cut a path of destruction across Fiji, causing widespreaddamage in all four divisions: Eastern, Northern, Western ...read more
04/03/2016
 - Result of Tropical Cyclone Winston at Koro Island, Fiji - 17 villages altogether. Photos are courtesy of EU/N. Sailo.
29/02/2016
 - Path (lat/lng) data for Tropical Cyclone Winston 2016. Click on the markers to see details of time and windspeed in each location.
29/02/2016
 - On 13 February, international broadcasters and listeners around the world celebrate World Radio Day. Radio still remains a powerful communication tool that reaches the widest audience ...read more
13/02/2016
 - Heavy storms, floods and landslides across nearly all provinces in Myanmar have dealt a major blow to the country's agriculture and are expected to severely limit ...read more
03/09/2015
 - On 10-11 June 2015, FAO conducted a Training on Fisheries and Aquaculture Emergency Response Guidance in the island municipality of Coron, Palawan, the Republic of the ...read more
02/09/2015
 - Torrential rains since July have triggered floods and landslides across 12 of Myanmar’s 14 states and regions, affecting more than one million people. Affected communities have lost their food stocks, ...read more
25/08/2015
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