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November 29, 2013

 A farmer woman carrying a container of fresh milk ©FAO/Giulio Napolitano

Milk and dairy hold potential for improving nutrition of world’s poor

Governments urged to make milk and dairy products more accessible to the most vulnerable households
Milk and dairy products hold huge potential to improve nutrition and livelihoods for hundreds of millions of poor people across the world, according to a new FAO publication launched today. [...]

Families on city fringes prosper thanks to small livestock project

Treating small livestock during a drought in Burkina Faso ©FAO/Issouf SanogoWomen and youth main beneficiaries in Burkina Faso, West Africa
A project that supplied chickens, turkeys, sheep and pigs to smallscale farmers, most of them women, has proven that with training, veterinary support and a nearby market, livestock are an excellent way to lift people out of poverty [...]

  in action
Dagim Dagne ploughs his father's field in Ethiopia's Southern Rift Valley. © P. Pavlicek/IAEASuppressing Tsetse Flies to Improve Lives - IAEA Helps Ethiopia Prepare for Tsetse Eradication [...]
Deadly pig disease causes ‘untold losses’ for poor farming families each yearFAO and partners make progress on Global Platform for African swine fever - Deadly pig disease causes ‘untold losses’ for poor farming families each year [...]
photoOFFLU technical meeting: Developing guidance on vaccines and vaccination against HPAI from lessons learned [...]

  Publications
  from the filed
coverTsetse and Trypanosomosis Information Vol 36/1
coverCaractérisation phénotypique des ressources génétiques animales
cover Le développement du secteur de l'élevage pour la réduction de la pauvreté: perspectives économique et politique Les nombreuses vertus de l'élevage
cover EMPRES WATCH (Vol. 29) Emergence of lumpy skin disease in the Eastern Mediterranean Basin countries
Woman and sheep
Syria crisis: FAO launches vaccination campaigns against transboundary animal diseases in Lebanon [...]
  MEDIA
video
Video: Our Livestock Are Our Mother - Doing Community One Health in Kaabong, Uganda [...]
galery
Photostory: Eradicating flies to improve lives [...]

 

 
UPCOMING EVENTS
2-4 December > México City, México
Comisión de Desarrollo Ganadero para América Latina y el Caribe (CODEGALAC)
9-11 December > FAO HQ, Rome, Italy
LinkTADs Kick-off Meeting
18-19 December > Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Workshop on Good Practices for the Feed Industry in UAE

From decentralized offices
HPAI China Highlights bulletin n. 57
FAO-ECTAD Viet Nam Newsletter
Newsletter of the FAO sub regional office for North Africa

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The Poultry Site
Mangimi e alimenti

Announcement
Notice and invitation to the e-conference on Role of agro-industrial and forestry by-products in the feeding of dairy animals in Asia and other Tropical Regions [download pdf]

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