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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
 - On 10 June 2010, a major outbreak of violence between ethnic Kyrgyz and Uzbeks in southern Kyrgyzstan triggered a severe humanitarian crisis, affecting 1 140 200 people. In just ...read more
18/06/2010
 - In this issue: Harvest ceremony - reaping the first sheath UN Joint Programme in Timor Leste for Poverty Alleviation Grass roots training for community leaders Bio-security project to be extended ...read more
01/06/2010
 - During 2009/10, Mongolia faced its most severe winter in nearly five decades. Over 7.8 million head of livestock have died due to the extreme cold and ...read more
11/05/2010
 - 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
15/04/2010
 - In this issue: On the Road with Sanggar Masin: Taking the Bird Flu Communication Campaign to Remote Timor-Leste Promoting agricultural growth and sustainable food security Moving towards caring for ...read more
01/03/2010
 - The humanitarian situation in northwestern Pakistan has deteriorated significantly since mid-2008. In several areas of North West Frontier Province (NWFP) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas ...read more
09/02/2010
 - Temperatures plunging to -50°C have killed 1.7 million head of livestock in Mongolia, threatening the livelihoods of 21 000 herder families and putting them at risk of ...read more
02/02/2010
 - Conditions in Afghanistan have continued to deteriorate throughout 2009. An escalation in armed conflict has decreased civilian security, inhibited access to basic services and slowed the ...read more
30/11/2009
 - 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