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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
 - The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is a semi‐autonomous tribal region in northwestern Pakistan. FATA is comprised of seven tribal agencies and six Frontier Regions (FRs) ...read more
21/01/2016
 - As a follow up to the Post-Earthquake Food Security Assessment conducted in May 2015, a Joint Assessment on Food Security, Livelihoods and Early Recovery was conducted ...read more
21/01/2016
 - Nearly six months after the major floods that swept through large parts of rural Myanmar, many vulnerable farmers are still struggling to rebuild their agricultural livelihoods. ...read more
21/01/2016
 - As part of the early recovery and reconstruction effort focused on helping farmers become more resilient to future crisis after the two major earthquakes which struck ...read more
08/01/2016
 - Torrential monsoonal rains, exacerbated by Cyclone Komen, caused widespread flooding and landslides in Myanmar from July to October this year. Agriculture bore the brunt of the ...read more
22/12/2015
 - To restore the local livelihood base and improve food security and nutrition through the rehabilitation and establishment of agroforests and community-based tree nurseries and household food ...read more
22/12/2015
 - Amidst ongoing challenges in Nepal following the earthquakes in April/May 2015, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is continuing its recovery and ...read more
21/12/2015
 - 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
21/12/2015
 - Coping with the harsh terrain and weather is part of a Mongolian herder’s way of life. But there are early warnings that this winter the dzud ...read more
18/12/2015
 - To enhance the effectiveness of the Food Security Cluster (FSC) towards better preparedness and as an operational coordination mechanism for humanitarian programmes in Pakistan, ensuring timely ...read more
16/12/2015