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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
 - Nepal suffers from chronic food insecurity, severe and recurrent natural disasters, poor health and sanitation infrastructure, and water and energy scarcity. These factors combined with political ...read more
30/11/2009
 - In May 2008, Myanmar faced its most devastating natural disaster on record when Cyclone Nargis struck the Ayeyarwady Delta. The 200 km/hr winds, heavy rains and ...read more
24/11/2009
 - In Georgia, livestock production represents 60 percent of the total value of agricultural production. After the dissolution of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s, livestock ...read more
02/11/2009
 - On 29 September 2009, Typhoon Ketsana struck southern provinces of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR). The resulting floods and landslides affected some 170 000 people ...read more
20/10/2009
 - Tropical Storm Ketsana struck the Philippines on 26 September 2009, causing the worst flooding to sweep the capital and surrounding regions in over 40 years. With ...read more
07/10/2009
 - The Food and Agricultural Organizations of the United Nations (FAO) responded rapidly to the August 2008 conflict, working with the Government of Georgia and international partners ...read more
01/09/2009
 - In this issue: Emergency supply of animal feed Emergency provision of agricultural inputs Agriculture based livelihoods and food security Hydrology and irrigation assessment Food safety capacity building Improving migratory and other locusts ...read more
01/09/2009
 - Tbilisi, Georgia Two kilometres from the border of South Ossetia lies the village of Ditsi (42°12'34"N 44°1'46"E), which was on the front line of the conflict in ...read more
01/09/2009
 - Tbilisi, Georgia Not far away from the South Ossetian border on a verdant hillside lies the village of Shavshvebi (42°1'18"N 44°13'40"E) surrounded by hundreds of acres of ...read more
01/07/2009
 - This documentary is a joint production by the Earthquake Reconstrucion & Rehabilitation Authoriy and the Food and Agricultre Organization of the United Nations. This documentary was ...read more
19/06/2009