FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific


Nida Collado announced as the seventh winner of the award at the 27th Session of the Committee on Forestry


State of the World’s Forests 2024 report emphasizes innovation as key to new management approaches


Supported by the EU-STREIT PNG Programme, Papua New Guinea's cocoa producers showcased their high-quality, ethically sourced beans at New Zealand's Chocstock festival, opening new market opportunities and highlighting sustainable growth.


Aquaculture surpasses capture fisheries in aquatic animal production for the first time, The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2024 says

FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

FAO in Asia and the Pacific has four regional priority areas of work that deliver meaningful support to our Member Nations, helping them achieve impactful results leading to better production, better nutrition, a better environment and a better life for all – leaving no one behind. A further series of FAO Corporate Initiatives that provide country-owned and country-led solutions, such as the Digital Village Initiative, Hand-in-Hand Initiative, the One Country One Priority Product Initiative and the Green Cities Initiative, deliver great impact and are highly popular with our Members in Asia and the Pacific.

Regional Priorities

FAO in the Asia and Pacific region has four Regional Priorities to implement consolidated actions effectively and efficiently while promoting digitalization of the agriculture sector and rural communities.

The Four Betters Videos

In the Asia-Pacific region, FAO is working with its Member Nations to help them advance to the 2030 Agenda by achieving Four Betters: Better Production, Better Nutrition, Better Environment and Better Life – leaving no one behind. 

Feature Stories
An environmental and culinary revival in Iran

Revolutionizing traditional bread-making empowers Iranian women and combats desertification.

Quenching a thirst for camel milk

Adopting innovation and technology in camel herding practices to enhance livelihoods in Mongolia


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Virtual Event, 11/06/2024

World Food Safety Day on 7 June each year is a global initiative by the United Nations to raise awareness and mobilize efforts to help prevent, detect and manage foodborne risks, contributing to food security, human health, economic prosperity, agriculture, market access, tourism, and sustainable development.  

In this context, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and ...

Featured Publication

The Global Action Plan of the UN Decade of Family Farming (UNDFF 2019-28) recognizes the need to promote rural communication services (RCS) to advance sustainable food systems.

Regional Initiatives
Global Initiatives

Mr Jong-Jin Kim is the Assistant Director-General and FAO Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific since 1st July 2020.

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FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

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Phra Atit Road
Bangkok 10200, Thailand

Phone: (+66 2) 697 4000

Fax: (+66 2) 697 4445

E-mail: [email protected]