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 - Tens of thousands of farmers are bringing in the first rice harvest six months after one of the worst typhoons to ever hit the Philippines left ...read more
07/05/2014
 - Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) hit the central Philippines on 8 November 2013, destroying some 600 000 hectares of farmland and leaving tens of thousands ...read more
06/05/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS FAO has assisted nearly 44 000 affected families to plant rice after the Typhoon Haiyan in time for the December/January planting season, filling the gap in ...read more
05/05/2014
 - To improve livelihoods and reduce economic vulnerability of farmers and fishers in Northern Province.
28/04/2014
 - 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