Samoa weather advisory to help local farmers

The Samoa Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE), University of South Pacific (USP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) are partnering to develop weather advisories aimed at helping farmers better plan their crop production. A meeting to discuss moving […]

Hundreds of millions of family farmers in Asia-Pacific need help to ensure food security in the face of pandemic

Asia-Pacific’s smallholder family farmers produce most of the world’s food, yet they are facing a disproportionate impact on their livelihoods and food security due to the present coronavirus pandemic, a collaboration of FAO and advocacy groups warned today. The COVID-19 impact on the region’s rural communities, and particularly those in developing […]

FAO Thailand issues food-related coronavirus prevention guidelines to consumers, policy makers and local authorities

Key messages on food security and food safety for residents, policy makers and local authorities of Thailand during the COVID-19 pandemic from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) General public: สำหรับประชาชนทั่วไป There is no need to hoard or excessively stockpile foods at home. Thailand is, at its […]

Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences joins forces with FAO to support sustainable agriculture and rural economies

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences (JAAS) have signed a partnership agreement which foresees joint efforts to support smallholder farmers through technological innovation.   The collaboration will focus on developing sustainable, resilient and efficient food systems across urban […]