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Neil Fraser appointed as Agenda Chair
More than 30 stakeholder organizations, including FAO, have signed the Global Agenda of Action Consensus agreeing to work together to ensure the sustainability of the sector’s growth. This broad agreement has paved the way for
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Rural women play a major role in livestock farming. In order to facilitate gender analysis in livestock projects/programmes, improving overall outcomes and effectiveness, FAO has developed a booklet that guides livestock experts in designing, implementing
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FAO supports China and neighbouring countries in disease detection and animal health management
Responding to the occurrence of the A(H7N9) influenza virus in China requires strong biosecurity measures, FAO said today. Unlike other influenza strains, including highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, this new virus is hard to detect
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Farmers and veterinarians across Africa are increasingly using cell phones to issue alerts quickly about possible animal disease outbreaks at a very early stage and to track wide-scale vaccination campaigns.
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FAO study: Families need support to reduce harmful or hazardous work
Child labour in the livestock sector is widespread and largely ignored, according to FAO, which has released the first global study on child labour issues related to livestock. Agriculture accounts for most of the reported
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Stakeholders of the livestock sector committed to collective action during the third Multi-Stakeholder Platform meeting of the Global Agenda of Action that took place on 22, 23, 24 of January in Nairobi. The Agenda brings
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The challenges of meeting increasing demand for livestock products with limiting resources prompted FAO to convene a one day symposium on Optimizing Feed Use Efficiency in Ruminant Animal Production Systems at the AAAP ANIMAL SCIENCE
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A Better Diet for People with Weak Immune Systems
Sri Wahyuni sorts through yellow and silver foil packages: “This is beef, this is from soya beans, and this is a small fish, my favourite,” she says with a smile.
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New study argues that to succeed, breed conservation efforts must empower women
Women livestock keepers worldwide must be recognized as the major actors in efforts to arrest the decline of indigenous breeds, crucial for rural food security and animal genetics, a new FAO study argues.
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Rapid and Early Animal Disease Diagnosis with Nuclear Applications
After a four-hour drive over dusty, potholed roads, the vets finally reach their first destination – Yagoua in the Far North region of Cameroon.
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