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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
 - A recently-emerged strain of avian influenza virus in poultry in Southeast Asia known as A(H5N6) represents a new threat to animal health and livelihoods and must ...read more
22/09/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS FAO is providing assistance in four critical areas of intervention, in support of 154 500 families in the Philippines:1. Rice and corn farming – FAO has ...read more
09/09/2014
 - To address critical humanitarian needs and promote effective and efficient responses by ensuring strong Food Security and Agriculture Cluster (FSAC) leadership and coordination of emergency food ...read more
27/08/2014
 - Thanks to a coordinated response by FAO with Norwegian support and the Philippine government, 13 700 small-scale rice farming households have been provided after Typhoon Haiyan ...read more
23/07/2014
 - Typhoon Haiyan last November severely damaged the agriculture sector, which provides 40.5 percent of national employment for men and 21.8 percent for women in the Philippines. ...read more
23/07/2014
 - To improve household food and nutrition security in vulnerable communities by diversifying home food production and giving access to resilient food storage facilities.
22/07/2014
 - To safeguard the lives and livelihoods of food-insecure farming families in cooperative farms by increasing paddy rice and maize production.
19/06/2014
 - Poultry production, and its associated activities, account for around one percent of Indonesia’s gross domestic product and provide the majority of animal protein consumed by 232 ...read more
16/06/2014
 - Small-scale fishers whose livelihoods were devastated by Typhoon Haiyan will soon have access to a new hybrid boat developed jointly by the United Nations Food and ...read more
16/06/2014
 - Typhoon Haiyan has severely damaged the agriculture sector, which provides in the Philippines 40.5 % of national employment for men and 21.8 % for women. Especially ...read more
04/06/2014