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IAEA Plays Vital Role in Task Force on Global Food Security Crisis
Nuclear contribution to food security is among the topics being discussed at the High-Level Meeting on Food Security for All taking place in Madrid, Spain from 26-27 January. The event is a gathering of UN
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A new Regional Seed Association for Central Asia and the Caucasus was recently formed under the auspices of a FAO technical cooperation project with the technical guidance of FAO-AGP. The new Association groups together private
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The Mexican Government has officially announced that the Cactus Moth Cactoblastis cactorum, a serious threat to all prickly pear cactus species, has been eradicated from the island of Mujeres and island of Contoy, in the
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FAO, Rome, 15-17 April 2009
Pasture systems occupy 40% of the world land areas but are currently excluded from carbon trading despite their significant potential for emission reduction/carbon storage. Pasture production systems, including pastoral, agro-pastoral and agro-forestry areas, emit carbon
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FAO/OIE/WHO offer assistance to the Philippines
Following the detection of the Ebola-Reston virus in pigs in the Philippines, FAO, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) and the World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that the government of the Philippines has requested
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Full report now available
The complete report of the Global Agro-Industries Forum (GAIF 2008) organized by FAO, UNIDO, IFAD and the Government of India which took place in New Delhi from 8 to 11 April 2008 is now available
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New migratory plant pests are raising concerns about their potential impact on livelihoods, food security and global markets. EMPRES has started to address other invasive plant pests, adopting the successful Desert Locust management model to
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Indonesia, Viet Nam and Egypt among major beneficiary countries
The United States will provide an additional $44.4 million in support of FAO's avian influenza control and prevention campaign, FAO announced today. With the new funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID),
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A new Portal for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (PGRFA) has been substantially enhanced and is now available at www.globalplanofaction.org. As part of the Facilitating Mechanism for the implementation of the Global Plan
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Scientists from around the world are being trained by the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture (NAFA) to accurately analyse the level of pesticide residue in food produced in their countries.
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