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Philippine coconut farmers struggle to recover from typhoon

By UN FAO | Mon, 27 Jan 2014 11:00 AM
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27 January 2014, Manila/Tacloban – Coconut farmers in the Philippines are in urgent need of assistance to recover their livelihoods nearly three months after Typhoon Haiyan tore through the country, FAO warned today.

The typhoon flattened millions of trees when it made landfall in November and the country's second largest coconut-producing region, Eastern Visayas, was one of the areas most affected.In...

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