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Combating illegal fishing and strengthening seafood traceability

By webmaster | Mar 22, 2016

Seafood products are among the most widely traded food commodities in the world, with estimates for 2015 placing the value of international fish trade at US$ 130 billion, but illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU) – estimated at some US$ 10 – 23 billion annually – is undermining the industry, […] Source:

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On International Day of Forests, students in Asia debate the important link between the region's forests and its fresh water supply

By webmaster | Mar 21, 2016

With ongoing drought and farmers facing some of their most serious access to water issues for many years,  students from a number of international and local high schools and universities in Bangkok have held a lively debate on the future of the region’s forests and their link to our critical […] Source:

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Nepal pledges to end hunger by 2025

By webmaster | Mar 14, 2016

The Government of Nepal, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), has today launched a National Action Plan to eradicate hunger from the country by 2025. The National Action Plan on the Zero Hunger Initiative in Nepal (2016 – 2025) was launched jointly by Nepalese […] Source:

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FAO conference for Asia-Pacific closes with emphasis on supporting SDGs, improving nutrition and countering threats to agriculture from climate change

By webmaster | Mar 12, 2016

Forty-four countries in the Asia-Pacific region have called on the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to move forward with regional efforts to eradicate hunger, malnutrition and counter threats to agriculture from climate change by 2030. <p […] Source:

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Young culinary student makes history

By CTA Admin | Feb 25, 2016

Fifteen year old Ngatangiia boy Kiikoro Totini has made his mark on history, by becoming the youngest culinary apprentice ever to be accepted at the Cook Islands Tertiary Training Institute in Ngatangiia. And it’s all part of an important life lesson for Totini. Attending a private school in Muri, Kiikoro realised that his time there was less than…

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Hello world!

By webmaster | Feb 25, 2016

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