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Backyard poultry production has always been a major contributor to family nutrition in Afghanistan, where women have responsibility for more than 90 percent of village production of eggs and poultry meat. Two FAO poultry training
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IAEA Helps Ethiopia Prepare for Tsetse Eradication
The Southern Rift Valley Tsetse Eradication Project (STEP) has made significant progress in recent years in suppressing tsetse flies in an area of 25,000 km2 in Ethiopia. With the support of the FAO/IAEA Joint Division,
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Sustainable Livestock. For people, for the planet
The Agenda partnership unites the forces of key sector representatives of the public and private sector, civil society and community-based organizations, producers, and research and academic institutes. The partnership builds consensus on the path towards
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Wider use of already-existing best practices and technologies could significantly help sector reduce outputs of global warming gases
 Greenhouse gas emissions by the livestock sector could be cut by as much as 30 percent through the wider use of existing best practices and technologies, according to a new study released today by the
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A deadly form of "bird 'flu'", the H7N9 Avian Influenza A virus, was detected in four provinces of eastern China, where it has infected 135 people, and 44 of the infected individuals have died in
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International experts recommend vigilance and promote targeted surveillance, market restructuring to fight H7N9, H5N1 and other threats
FAO has issued a new warning to the international community that the H7N9 and H5N1 avian influenza viruses continue to pose serious threats to human and animal health, especially in view of the upcoming flu
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Climate change is a significant global challenge, and it is becoming an important area of focus for the IAEA’s technical cooperation (TC). Through TC projects, IAEA Member States are learning to use nuclear techniques to
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The sterile insect technique has in many countries become an important control tactic for integration in area-wide integrated pest management programmes against fruit flies of economic importance.
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The sterile insect technique has in many countries become an important control tactic for integration in area-wide integrated pest management programmes against fruit flies of economic importance.
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The Codex Alimentarius Commission has taken another step towards greater safety of animal feed and to enhanced food safety with the adoption of two additional documents that will help governmental authorities and the industry to
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