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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
 - Sagaing was one of the worst affected regions by the floods that devastated large parts of Myanmar last July/August 2015, which were associated with cyclone Komen. This ...read more
20/04/2016
 - Highlights FAO continues to support Government-led efforts to address and coordinate the response to food security and livelihood needs in the six districts most severely affected by ...read more
18/04/2016
 - FAO is working to develop the disaster preparedness and emergency response capacity of government officials and civil society in disaster-prone areas of India through a series ...read more
17/04/2016
 - To reduce losses of grains and seeds stored on-farm, and assist farmers to be better prepared against typhoons and climate-related disasters.
12/04/2016
 -  Living on the banks of the Chindwin River in Myanmar's Sagaing region, Daw Nye Mya (60) reports that she "had never seen flooding as bad" as ...read more
11/04/2016
 - Featured Stories FAO and DA take agriculture disaster risk reduction to the next level Restoring livelihoods of typhoon-hit farmers in Central Luzon Pikit farmers acquire livelihood and disaster risk ...read more
11/04/2016
 - The flooding and devastation caused in Myanmar by Cyclone Komen in July-August last year has exacerbated food insecurity for poor rural communities living in Myanmar’s hardest-hit ...read more
07/04/2016
 - To safeguard human health and secure livelihood opportunities for the rural and urban communities dependant on viable industries, by reducing the risk of rabies on the ...read more
23/03/2016
 - To contribute to the elimination of the threat posed by the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), where India no longer presents the risk of developing a ...read more
22/03/2016
 - To safeguard human health and secure livelihood opportunities for the rural and urban communities dependant on viable industries, by reducing the risk of rabies on the ...read more
18/03/2016