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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
 - Field visit to the Eastern Visayas Region (Region VIII) in the Philippines where FAO has a regional hub (based in Tacloban), and which was the region ...read more
18/12/2013
 - 08 November. Category 5 Typhoon Haiyan (locally called Yolanda) struck the Philippines, affecting nine regions across central parts of the country and causing widespread devastation, massive displacement, ...read more
17/12/2013
 - One month after Typhoon Haiyan struck a devastating blow to the Philippines, farmers who lost essential crops and supplies are receiving the first wave of emergency ...read more
17/12/2013
 - Preparation of the new season in the Philippines after the devastation of the Typhoon Haiyan.
16/12/2013
 - 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