Regional Knowledge Platform on One Country One Priority Product (OCOP) in Asia and the Pacific


Countries in the Asia-Pacific region have launched an online platform to showcase their priority agricultural products and raise international awareness of their unique qualities to upscale their marketability, the FAO announced today.
EU Funded UN Joint STREIT PNG Programme distributes tools and materials to further enhance rural communities to improve their rehabilitation practices in cocoa and vanilla blocks.
Countries across Asia and the Pacific are joining an initiative to promote and showcase the ‘best of the best’ of their special agricultural products – a move designed to ensure a high level of participation from smallholders to producers to exporters and others all along the value chain.
The Permanent Missions of India and Nigeria to the UN organized with FAO a virtual event today from New York to build momentum towards the International Year of Millets in 2023.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today launched its Global Action on Green Development of Special Agricultural Products: One Country One Priority Product (OCOP). This Action aims to develop green and sustainable value chains for special agricultural products, support small and family farmers reap the full benefits of a global market and ultimately help the transformation of current agri-food systems and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Chilgoza forests are mainly found in the dry temperate area of Pakistan, covering around 132 647 ha. In these areas, due to the lack of alternative energy, local people are cutting trees for fuelwood as they face harsh climatic conditions during winter. This practice, together with overgrazing, is contributing to deforestation....
The Restoration Initiative (TRI) project in Pakistan focuses on restoration, protection and sustainable management of the Chilgoza pine forests ecosystem to provide global environmental benefits as well as enhanced resilience and livelihoods to local stakeholders.
In the north of the Philippines, the Ifugao rice terraces decorate the sides of the Cordilleras mountains. These magnificent terraces were created by the Ifugao ethnic group, a minority community that has lived in these mountains for thousands of years