Related Topics

Results filtered by: agriculture

 - 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
 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - Conservation agriculture systems utilize soils for the production of crops with the aim of reducing excessive mixing of the soil and maintaining crop residues on the ...read more
13/03/2014
 - FAO Bangui, Pierre Vauthier provides update on immediate needs to restore agricultural activities in order to ensure food security in the Central African Republic.
21/02/2014
 - Grande Anse is one of the departments in Haiti most exposed to malnutrition. Weakened by geographic isolation, the lack of infrastructure, recurrent natural disasters and soil ...read more
15/02/2014
 - Adapting our farming system to ensure a sustainable future We must protect the envireonment that feeds us. We must protect our families. While we have produced food ...read more
13/02/2014
 - To increase sustainable food security and household income generation through conservation agriculture (CA).
17/12/2013
 - Damage to farms in Oriental Mindoro province (region IV-A) following the devastating Typhoon Haiyan that struck the Philippines on the 8th of November 2013. FAO took ...read more
11/12/2013
 - Following the passage of super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, extensive damage to agriculture and rural livelihoods were reported. During the 16 and 17 November, an FAO Team was sent ...read more
04/12/2013
 - FAO and WFP publish new assessment report - A nationwide assessment by two United Nations agencies shows an increase in staple food production in the Democratic ...read more
28/11/2013
 - Additional $11 million needed to support typhoon-affected farmers to clear land, clean canals and ensure harvests for 2014 - Immediate assistance from the international community for Philippine farmers ...read more
27/11/2013
 - Regions most severely affected by the typhoon account for one-third of the total rice production in the country - Hundreds of thousands of farmers in the Philippines whose crops ...read more
19/11/2013