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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 calls for prompt and sustainable rebuilding of livelihoods in regions affected by Typhoon Haiyan - Philippine fishers face immense damage to the fisheries and aquaculture sectors in regions affected by ...read more
11/12/2013
 - Damage to farms in Oriental Mindoro province (region IV-A) following the devastating Typhoon Haiyan that struck the Philippines on the 8th of November 2013. FAO took ...read more
11/12/2013
 - Typhoon Haiyan hit the Samar Island of the Philippines on 8 November 2013. This map depicts Typhoon Haiyan’s path and the number of people it affected in ...read more
04/12/2013
 - Following the passage of super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, extensive damage to agriculture and rural livelihoods were reported. During the 16 and 17 November, an FAO Team was sent ...read more
04/12/2013
 - FAO and WFP publish new assessment report - A nationwide assessment by two United Nations agencies shows an increase in staple food production in the Democratic ...read more
28/11/2013
 - Rural survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines need immediate resources for their land. With only a small window of opportunity to plant and harvest crops, ...read more
28/11/2013
 - Additional $11 million needed to support typhoon-affected farmers to clear land, clean canals and ensure harvests for 2014 - Immediate assistance from the international community for Philippine farmers ...read more
27/11/2013
 - Destruction in two fishing communities of Panay Island, Western Visaya (Region 6) in the Philippines. FAO is assessing the damages caused by the typhoon Haiyan.
19/11/2013
 - Regions most severely affected by the typhoon account for one-third of the total rice production in the country - Hundreds of thousands of farmers in the Philippines whose crops ...read more
19/11/2013
 -  On 8 November, Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) hit the Philippines. With wind speeds of 235 km/h and storm surges up to 6 m high, the ...read more
13/11/2013