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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
 - 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
 - To restore local livelihoods and improve food security and nutrition by equipping small-scale coconut farming households (while supporting Government partners at varying levels) with relevant capacity ...read more
04/03/2016
 - Immediately following the earthquakes in Nepal and many aftershocks, FAO began its emergency response to address the immediate needs of the hardest-hit farmers in the six ...read more
04/03/2016
 - Farming households that were affected by Typhoon Koppu are receiving livelihood recovery assistance through Belgium’s USD 440 000 contribution to the Special Fund for Emergency and ...read more
23/02/2016
 - Typhoon Koppu (local name Lando) made landfall in the Central Luzon Region of the Philippines on 18 October 2015, affecting 26 provinces and leaving USD 205.9 ...read more
12/02/2016
 - To restore resilient livelihoods of small-scale coconut farmers and improve food security and nutrition at household and community level through intercropping, climate-resilient coconut-based farming systems, livestock ...read more
08/02/2016
 - During the winter months, the farmland around Pauk Khoan village is normally full of brightly coloured vegetable crops – sunflower, peanut, red bean, mustard broadleaf and ...read more
05/02/2016
 - To restore the livelihoods of vulnerable fishing households, reduce their reliance on food aid, enable them to resume fisheries-related activities and improve their resilience to future ...read more
28/01/2016
 - Highlights FAO continues to support Government-led efforts to address and coordinate the response to food security and livelihoodneeds in the six districts most severely affected by the ...read more
28/01/2016
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), together with representatives from the national, provincial, and regional level Disaster Management Authorities and other relevant ...read more
25/01/2016