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 - This publication is based on the experiences of FAO and partners in community-based fire management (CBFiM). The concept of CBFiM emphasizes the importance of local communities ...read more
14/01/2011
 - FAO's mandate is to raise levels of nutrition, improve agricultural productivity, better the lives of rural populations and contribute to the growth of the world economy. ...read more
03/01/2011
 - Over the course of seven weeks, flooding in Pakistan has affected over 20 million people across 160 000 km2. The record monsoon rains caused rivers to overflow ...read more
17/09/2010
 - 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
 - Cyclone Nargis caused more destruction and human suffering than any natural disaster in Myanmar’s history. Over 2.4 million people were affected, nearly 140 000 died and ...read more
27/04/2009
 - Six months after the devastating tsunami around the coasts of the Indian Ocean, strong coordination between governments, donors and aid organizations is essential to ensure that ...read more
23/06/2005
 - International cooperation on forest fires, combating deforestation and the role of the forest sector in post-tsunami rehabilitation and in achieving the Millennium Development Goals are among ...read more
15/03/2005
 - Rehabilitation of severely affected mangroves would help speed up the recovery process from the tsunami, but large-scale planting should be undertaken with caution, the UN Food ...read more
19/01/2005
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