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Focus on interactions between wild animals, livestock, and human populations to reduce risks, strengthen responses
FAO and the German Max Planck Institute are joining forces to study species-swapping diseases that move back and forth between wild animals and domestic livestock and, in some cases, jump to human victims.
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African pig disease spreading in Eurasia seen as global threat
Warning of a likely imminent upsurge of a deadly pig disease in the Caucasus region and Russian Federation, FAO today called on affected countries to step up precautionary measures and for a concerted international effort
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The first in a series of five educational modules on the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture was presented to delegates in a side event at the Fourth Session of the
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Interpack2011, 16-17 May 2011, Düsseldorf - Global food losses and Appropriate food packaging solutions for developing countries
Every three years the Düsseldorf Fair in Germany organizes Interpack, an international trade fair for the global packaging industry. At Interpack 2011 the theme will focus on the huge amount of food that gets lost
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The fifth meeting of the Conference of the Parties will take place from 20 to 24 June 2011, in Geneva. More then 350 delegates and observers will participate in this meeting to be chaired by
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Long-term commitments required to eliminate virus in countries where it persists
Eliminating the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus from poultry in the six countries where it remains endemic will take ten or more years, according to a new FAO report.
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From 14 to 18 March, over 350 delegates representing National Plant Protection Organizations, Regional Plant Protection Organizations, Regional Economic Communities, international organizations and other observers from the scientific community and the private sector convened at
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The First International Symposium on Urban and Peri-Urban Horticulture (UPH) in the Century of Cities held on 6-9 December 2010 in Dakar, Senegal attracted more than 200 participants from 39 countries of Africa, America, Asia
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Tajik veterinarians have vaccinated 1.7 million animals against brucellosis
A dramatic decline in brucellosis, a serious disease affecting both livestock and humans in this Central Asian country, is being hailed as the first major victory of the recently privatized national animal health service.
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Working animals play a fundamental role in livelihoods improvement as they provide farm power and contribute to food security and poverty reduction, income generation and gender equity. AGA has started a series of initiatives to
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