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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
 - To strengthen emergency preparedness to prevent and control highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Bangladesh.
13/02/2015
 - To contribute to the improvement of livelihoods of vulnerable populations in Bangladesh by safeguarding human and animal health and improving food security and safety.
13/02/2015
 - The Desert Locust (Schistocerca gregaria) is considered the most dangerous of all migratory pest species in the world. It threatens people’s livelihoods, food security, the environment ...read more
11/02/2015
 - To improve food security by increasing farmers’ income and strengthening local economies through sustainable groundnut cultivation.
09/02/2015
 - Under the fisheries programme, FAO is assisting 19 000 fisher households by way of repairing post-harvest facilities, providing inputs and increasing the resilience of coastal communities ...read more
06/02/2015
 - HIGHLIGHTS Typhoon Haiyan – One year on A bumper harvest for Visayas Farmers Looking at the Future: Improving Sustainable Practices Community nurseries help rebuild typhoon-damaged farms in Mambusao Creating new access ...read more
30/01/2015
 - To contribute to the improvement of food security for targeted vulnerable farming households whose food security was threatened by low agricultural productivity, natural disasters and conflict. ...read more
29/01/2015
 - HIGHLIGHTS FAO is providing assistance in four critical areas of intervention, in support of over 154 000 families in the Philippines: Rice and corn farming – FAO has ...read more
19/01/2015
 - Improve the food security, livelihood and nutrition conditions of vulnerable households living in crisis-affected areas through the provision of cereal seeds.
15/01/2015
 - On 26 December 2004, an earthquake off the west coast of Northern Sumatra led to the most destructive series of tsunamis in recorded history, killing more ...read more
22/12/2014