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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
 - Inside this presentation: State of Agriculture in DPRK Response within Farming Sector FAO/WFP Rapid Food Security Assessment Recommendations – June 2008 Longer-term Measures Review of FAO Activities in 2008 Training Rationale for Future ...read more
30/10/2008
 - The escalation of conflict between Russian and Georgian forces in August 2008 led to the displacement of 127 499 people in Georgia. The majority of families ...read more
07/10/2008
 - Aid and foreign investment remain below the levels that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea requires to revive key sectors of the economy, in particular agriculture. ...read more
01/10/2008
 - Each year, FAO assesses the needs in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, in consultation with the relevant ministries, develops a number of project profiles in ...read more
01/10/2008
 - The people of Tajikistan are in urgent need of assistance to restore food security following two years of unrelenting economic, environmental and social shocks. Reduced agricultural ...read more
25/09/2008
 - Between 12 and 18 August, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) was struck by the most severe flood to affect the country in about one hundred ...read more
19/09/2008
 - In August 2008, overlapping crises compounded the impact of global soaring food prices on growing food insecurity in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Unusually heavy monsoon ...read more
08/09/2008
 - FAO seeks USD 33.5 million to help small farmers and fishers restore livelihoods. With the clock ticking on Myanmar’s main planting season, agricultural support is urgently needed ...read more
17/07/2008
 - On 12 May 2008, the Wenchuan Earthquake struck 92 km north of the Sichuan provincial capital of Chengdu, causing massive devastation across eight provinces of the ...read more
16/07/2008
 - Cyclone Nargis struck Myanmar on 2 and 3 May, affecting some 2.4 million people and causing more devastation than any other natural disaster in the country’s ...read more
10/07/2008