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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
 - The scale of losses to the agriculture sector caused by the Pakistan floods is unprecedented and further unfolding. Approximately 80 percent of people in the flood-affected ...read more
10/09/2010
 - The scale of losses to the agriculture sector caused by the Pakistan floods is unprecedented and further unfolding. Approximately 4 out of 5 people in the ...read more
03/09/2010
 - FAO today called for more international funds to save the upcoming wheat planting season in Pakistan where floods covering land half the size of Italy have wiped out ...read more
01/09/2010
 - Interview with Daniele Donati, Chief, FAO Emergency Operations, Asia, Near East, Europe and Special Emergencies.
01/09/2010
 - Beginning on 22 July 2010, Pakistan was struck by torrential monsoon rains, causing the most severe floods in living memory. According to official estimates to date, ...read more
26/08/2010
 - Millions of livestock have been affected by the floods in Pakistan and are badly in need of food and medicine, FAO said today. Around 200 000 cows, sheep, ...read more
20/08/2010
 - It is more than two weeks since the onset of the 2010 monsoon and the heaviest torrential rains ever recorded in Pakistan, which triggered flash and ...read more
19/08/2010
 - Heavy monsoon rains struck Pakistan between late July and August 2010, triggering the most catastrophic flooding in living history. The floods have affected 15.4 million people, ...read more
17/08/2010
 - As efforts continue to save the lives of Pakistanis stricken by monsoon floodwaters, FAO today warned of serious threats to the livelihoods and food security of millions. As ...read more
11/08/2010
 - Beginning in late July 2010, Pakistan experienced record monsoon rains, resulting in the most severe flooding in living history.  While damage assessments are ongoing, over 14 ...read more
11/08/2010