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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
 - FAO has warned that the impact on food security and agricultural livelihoods in Nepal is expected to be very high as the earthquake struck during the ...read more
04/05/2015
 - Highlights A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on 25 March with dire humanitarian consequences: millions of people are affected in 39 districts of Western and Central Regions, ...read more
30/04/2015
 - Some $8 million is urgently needed to help disaster-struck Nepalese farmers rapidly recover lost agricultural inputs and resume preparations for the imminent rice sowing season, FAO ...read more
30/04/2015
 - The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization is calling for $8 million in aid to help Nepalese farmers during this time of crisis in the country. The ...read more
30/04/2015
 - An FAO mission was organized to assess household fuel needs, cooking technologies, cooking practices and related challenges in crisis-affected areas of Rakhine State in Myanmar. The ...read more
16/04/2015
 - From December 3rd to 6th 2014, Animal Health officials and professionals from Viet Nam and China have reunited in Guangxi Province, China at the 3rd China-Viet ...read more
13/04/2015
 - When Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) struck in November 2013, it severely damaged and destroyed many seaweed facilities and production, crippling the income of Filipino coastal farmers who ...read more
24/03/2015
 - To contribute to increasing food and nutrition security and restoring the agriculture-based livelihoods of typhoon-affected households through the emergency distribution of key agricultural inputs for the ...read more
03/03/2015
 - To contribute to increasing the food and nutrition security and restoring agriculture-based livelihoods of typhoon-affected households through the emergency distribution of key agricultural inputs for the ...read more
03/03/2015
 - FAO, ILO and Save the Children recently marked the closure of the DFID-funded project supporting small-scale rice and corn farming communities that were severely affected by ...read more
18/02/2015