FAO in Indonesia

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03 September 2020
Jakarta/Thimpu/Bangkok/Rome Government representatives from  46 countries in the Asia Pacific region gathered virtually today at the 35th Session of FAO’s Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific (APRC) examining the present situation of the regions’ food security. The conference put special emphasize on the implications of the spread of the coronavirus...
01 September 2020
Bangkok/Thimphu As COVID-19 continues to threaten lives and livelihoods across many countries of the Asia-Pacific region, it has led to setbacks in the fight to end hunger and malnutrition, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) announced today
27 August 2020
Jakarta – The current COVID-19 global pandemic and other prior outbreaks such as coronavirus Middle-East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), and Ebola remind us of the importance of the understanding of zoonoses (animal to human spillover diseases) and emerging infectious diseases (EID) threats. Wildlife wet markets and the consumption of bush meat become...
25 August 2020
The arrival of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) has had a great impact on agriculture and food systems in Asia and the Pacific, a region already beset by climate and weather related challenges, such as droughts and flooding. Asia-Pacific’s smallholder family farmers produce most of the world’s food, yet they are facing...
07 August 2020
  - Six new projects will pilot innovative approaches to strengthen legality compliance The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has launched six new projects in support of legal timber production and trade in Indonesia.  The assistance, worth approximately USD 550 000, was made possible thanks to the European...
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