FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
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The FAO Regional Office, through its field programme, provides technical assistance to countries in Asia and the Pacific in their fight against hunger by supporting the implementation of projects in food and nutrition security, promotion of family farming, guidance on animal and plant health and food safety, among others.

Regional Gender programme

List of ongoing projects

List of programmes

The exquisite flavour of carbon neutrality: Moving towards carbon neutral tea to benefit both the environment and livelihoods

The smart phone app helping Fijians form healthy eating habits: Innovation in Small Island Developing States combines digital savvy with traditional approaches

Powering “greener” vegetable production in Bangladesh: Solar panels and green technology combat water scarcity and help farmers grow nutritious food in Cox’s Bazar

Groundwater: Making the invisible visible: Addressing groundwater depletion and pollution to ensure food security

What one radio show and one strong woman can do: Ramkali is challenging social norms and empowering women in rural Nepal

No fear when vets are near: How epidemiology and emergency response safeguard farmers and their animals from diseases

The determination of a young girl turned community leader in Papua New Guinea: Hallilah transforms her education and support from FAO into better livelihoods for people in her island country

Happy cows make for a happy farm in Uganda: How South-South Cooperation between China and Uganda helps improve the resilience and livelihoods of farmers

Challenging youth to make healthy eating fun: The Nutrition Challenge Badge initiative helps young people in Bangladesh and worldwide form good eating habits

Four beauty products found in forests: How natural cosmetic and beauty products are providing forest communities with livelihood opportunities

Broadening forestry education to tackle the climate crisis: New generations of students help adapt local knowledge and practices to a changing world

Bringing cultures together on the farms and mountains of Viet Nam: Cooperatives are boosting farming, incomes and community spirit

Agricultural transformation starts in the backyard: Family farming offers self-sufficiency and a return to nature in Indonesia

Bhutan’s ‘spicy’ journey to preserve the country’s taste for chilli peppers: Farmers win the battle against climate and terrain to start domestic chilli cultivation