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During its recent 23rd session, the Committee on Agriculture recognized the appropriateness of the Global Agenda of Action’s multi-stakeholder process and thematic priorities to catalyze an accelerated and targeted improvement of livestock sector performance. It
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A previous story described the process of introducing a new technology to DRC from Uganda for the suppression of bacterial banana wilt (or “BXW” as it is known), a disease which was ravaging production in
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Controlling animal movements key to stopping further spread in the region as vaccines remain in short supply
The detection in the Gaza Strip of a new case of a novel strain of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) underscores the importance of maintaining - and intensifying -- international efforts to stop the virus from spreading
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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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