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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
 - Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende, today visited FAO-supported rice farmers in Tingib village, Samar province, Eastern Visayas region in the central Philippines. Exactly two months ...read more
08/01/2014
 - ‘When the typhoon hit, our rice was almost ready and we were expecting a good harvest’ Susan Saspay says looking out over the rice field she ...read more
31/12/2013
 - On the 8th November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) devastated the central Philippines killing more than 6,000 people, affecting another 14 million, and causing damage to ...read more
24/12/2013
 - On the 8th November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) devastated the central Philippines killing more than 6,000 people, affecting another 14 million, and causing ...read more
23/12/2013
 - This interactive mapping tool shows the severe impact of the Typhoon Haiyan on population, housing units and some major crops in the Philippines. It provides a ...read more
19/12/2013
 - 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