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Countries from Europe and Central Asia come together in Budapest to learn more
Effective food safety risk communication is essential to protect public health and the environment, and to enhance trade of safe agri-food products. It is vital for science-based risk assessment and evidence-based management of important food
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New grasslands management methodology wins international certification
Hundreds of millions of people around the world rely on grasslands to feed the livestock which are the foundation of their livelihoods. Yet poor land management has left large swathes of the world's grasslands degraded
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Wageningen University and FAO host international conference on the role of insects in sustainable food production
Insects can provide a sustainable and environmentally-friendly option for animal feed, in addition to already being a mainstay of human diets for 2 billion people worldwide, FAO Assistant Director-General Eduardo Rojas-Briales told an international gathering
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Since 2011, FAO has been supporting the Government of Indonesia to rapidly control the deadly rabies virus on island of Bali through an innovative strategy centered on comprehensive mass dog vaccination.
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A dual approach to livestock sector investments
Livestock sector policies and investments, which differently target business-oriented and livelihood oriented livestock keepers, are anticipated to trigger a sustainable and inclusive growth of livestock in Sub-Saharan Africa
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The growing demand for food of animal origin in developing countries represents a major opportunity for poverty reduction. Livestock ownership is recognized as a significant contribution, and in multiple ways, to households’ livelihoods, including through
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IAEA Headquarters, Vienna, Austria, 10 – 13 November 2014
The symposium will focus on food safety and quality, considering protection of the integrity of the food supply chain as a holistic process, including aspects such as traceability, authenticity, contaminant control and animal feed safety.
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After the first case of A(H7N9) outside China, FAO says there is no evidence that infected people could transmit the virus to poultry
FAO says there is no evidence that human patients infected with influenza A(H7N9), a low pathogenic virus in poultry, can transmit the virus to animals, including birds.  FAO referred to the first human case of ...
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FAO calls for increased vigilance and preparedness in neighboring countries
Human infections with the influenza A(H7N9) virus are on the rise again in China and the upcoming Chinese New Year festivities provide opportunity for further spread and human exposure, FAO warned today.
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Vienna - A joint division of FAO and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has been recognized for moving quickly and effectively to help nations prepare for the potentially pandemic strain of avian influenza known
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