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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
 - Typhoon Haiyan brought destruction to aquaculture facilities of both government and the fish farming communities in 4 regions of the country. The majority of municipalities severely ...read more
15/05/2014
 - Typhoon Haiyan hit the central Philippines on 8 November 2013, destroying some 600 000 hectares of farmland and leaving tens of thousands of farmers without a ...read more
08/05/2014
 - Tens of thousands of farmers are bringing in the first rice harvest six months after one of the worst typhoons to ever hit the Philippines left ...read more
07/05/2014
 - Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) hit the central Philippines on 8 November 2013, destroying some 600 000 hectares of farmland and leaving tens of thousands ...read more
06/05/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS FAO has assisted nearly 44 000 affected families to plant rice after the Typhoon Haiyan in time for the December/January planting season, filling the gap in ...read more
05/05/2014
 - To improve livelihoods and reduce economic vulnerability of farmers and fishers in Northern Province.
28/04/2014
 - Small scale coconut farmers in the Philippines will soon receive assistance to restore their livelihoods severely affected by last year’s Typhoon Haiyan, the UN’s Food and ...read more
09/04/2014
 - The Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) was asked to participate in the Ministerial ...read more
04/04/2014
 - “We are very pleased with the good work done by our longstanding partner FAO in supporting you in the recovery process. We trust FAO’s approach and ...read more
27/03/2014
 - On 16 March, New Zealand Minister of Civil Defence Nikki Kaye and Ambassador Reuben Levermore met  rice and coconut farmers in Barangay Gacao, Palo, Leyte, in ...read more
19/03/2014