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 - 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
 - Conducting a study tour to Indonesia from 9-14 March 2014 is a key capacity building and advocacy-related activity implemented through FAO’s Vietnam’s Technical Cooperation Program-in support ...read more
13/09/2014
 - 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