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Mobilizing vaccines, strong regional coordinated action crucial
Urgent action is required to control a major outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease and prevent its spread throughout North Africa and the Middle East, which could have serious implications for food security in the region, FAO
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The Secretariat of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture has just published an educational module on conservation and sustainable use as part of a series of training
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Fake medicines undermine animal health, food security – new drug standards will help
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH) are working to establish the first published pharmaceutical standards for medicines used in treating Animal African Trypanosomosis, commonly known as
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Animal feed may contribute to animal health and welfare, food safety and to the mitigation of adverse impact of livestock sector to the environment. FAO strives to enhance dialogue among all operators of the feed
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One hundred profiles are now available in the FAO Country Pasture Profile database. Developed to make available basic information about the pasture and forage resources of countries, each profile provides a broad overview of relevant
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Animal identification as the entry point to traceability and performance recording. The workshop provided a comprehensive assessment of the status and trend of animal identification, traceability and performance recording in Latin America
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The first agreed global framework for the management of livestock biodiversity, the Global Plan of Action for Animal Genetic Resources, identifies the urgent need for better networking. With FAO's support, a Sub-regional Focal Point for
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Despite efforts to control the disease for almost ten years, Banana Bacterial Wilt (or BXW as it is known) continues to ravage banana fields in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), especially in the
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IPPC increasingly essential as pest risk increases due to globalization
*Rome, 6th of December of 2011.* The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) will celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2012. This multilateral international agreement was signed on 6 December 1951 and entered into force on 3
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 Food security is one of the most pressing problems of the present day - ensuring that sufficient, safe food is produced in a sustainable way and that all who need food can have access to
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