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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
 - Vulnerable farmers in Myanmar are still recovering from the major floods that swept through rural areas between July and October this year. Humanitarian needs remain and longer-term recovery work must ...READ MORE
 - More than seven months after Cyclone Komen caused widespread flooding in Myanmar, poor rural communities are still enduring increased levels of food insecurity, according to a ...read more
17/03/2016
 - Drones were launched to officially mark a joint undertaking by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) ...read more
17/03/2016
 - Keye messages Damage to crops and livestock is estimated at USD 61 million. This figure will increase following the assessment of thefisheries subsector. With much of the ...read more
16/03/2016
 - Like so many communities in rural Myanmar, the 114 families in Tha Koar village depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. The village is in central Rakhine ...read more
10/03/2016
 - Background On 20 and 21 February, Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Winston cut a path of destruction across Fiji, causing widespreaddamage in all four divisions: Eastern, Northern, Western ...read more
04/03/2016
 - Result of Tropical Cyclone Winston at Koro Island, Fiji - 17 villages altogether. Photos are courtesy of EU/N. Sailo.
29/02/2016
 - Path (lat/lng) data for Tropical Cyclone Winston 2016. Click on the markers to see details of time and windspeed in each location.
29/02/2016
 - On 13 February, international broadcasters and listeners around the world celebrate World Radio Day. Radio still remains a powerful communication tool that reaches the widest audience ...read more
13/02/2016
 - Heavy storms, floods and landslides across nearly all provinces in Myanmar have dealt a major blow to the country's agriculture and are expected to severely limit ...read more
03/09/2015
 - On 10-11 June 2015, FAO conducted a Training on Fisheries and Aquaculture Emergency Response Guidance in the island municipality of Coron, Palawan, the Republic of the ...read more
02/09/2015
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