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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
 - Small scale coconut farmers in the Philippines will soon receive assistance to restore their livelihoods severely affected by last year’s Typhoon Haiyan, the UN’s Food and ...read more
09/04/2014
 - The Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) was asked to participate in the Ministerial ...read more
04/04/2014
 - “We are very pleased with the good work done by our longstanding partner FAO in supporting you in the recovery process. We trust FAO’s approach and ...read more
27/03/2014
 - On 16 March, New Zealand Minister of Civil Defence Nikki Kaye and Ambassador Reuben Levermore met  rice and coconut farmers in Barangay Gacao, Palo, Leyte, in ...read more
19/03/2014
 - To improve food security and reduce the economic vulnerability of conflict-affected families in Northern Province.
17/03/2014
 - The FAO Director-General Jose’ Graziano da Silva visited Tacloban and surrounding areas four months after typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) struck the central Philippines. Interacting ...read more
12/03/2014
 - The FAO Director-General Jose' Graziano da Silva visited Tacloban and surrounding areas four months after Typhoon Haiyan struck the central Philippines. Interacting with FAO supported small-scale ...read more
11/03/2014
 - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today witnessed the positive results of FAO's Typhoon Haiyan response programme and committed FAO to supporting the recovery of fishing ...read more
11/03/2014
 - Legend: The map shows the results of the rice seeds and fertilizer distribution at the barangay level conducted by FAO after Typhoon Haiyan and covering the regions ...read more
04/03/2014
 - It has been just over three months since Typhoon Haiyan struck the Visayas, a region in central Philippines, causing immense damage, displacement of populations as well ...read more
27/02/2014