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FAO regional training aims to improve access to new tool for assessment of laboratories and AMR surveillance systems
 - 17/05/2018 - Life saving medicines fail when bacteria become resistant to them, so countries are racing to battle these ‘bad bugs’ through improved surveillance systems to protect animals, people and livelihoods. Without ...read more

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Emergency preparedness for H7N9 introduction to Viet Nam
 - 11/05/2018 - The Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD) of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Viet Nam organized a mission from 16 to 25 April 2018 to enhance Viet Nam’s ...read more
Belgium supports FAO in livelihood recovery response in Philippine’s conflict-affected Mindanao
 - 06/05/2018 - Displaced farming families are gradually returning to their homes after the five-month-long armed clashes in the Philippine’s Islamic city of Marawi. The fighting between government forces and the Maute group ...read more
FAO scales up support for vulnerable populations as the monsoon rains begin in Bangladesh
 - 04/05/2018 - The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched an $8.3 million appeal to support Rohingya refugees and host populations - around 1.2 million people - in Bangladesh, as the onset ...read more
Stopping Avian Influenza in Togo
 - 02/05/2018 - Imagine an outbreak of a disease that wipes out your livestock and livelihood in a matter of days, and there is no laboratory in the country that can quickly detect ...read more
Restoring the livelihoods and food supply of farming and fishing families in the Philippines
 - 30/04/2018 - In 2017, rural families in the Philippines struggled to regain their livelihoods after a succession of strong typhoons, drought and conflict decimated crops, farm animals and productive assets. Missing the ...read more
Enhancing sustainable solutions to refugees’ and host communities’ energy needs in Bangladesh
 - 28/04/2018 - The rapid massive influx of new arrivals to Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar from Myanmar after violence erupted on 25 August 2017 increased competition over scarce resources. The lack of access to ...read more
Early actions to support vulnerable herders in the Niger’s Zinder and Tahoua regions
 - 26/04/2018 - Millions of people rely on the Sahel’s drylands, whose livelihoods depend on livestock production. However, comparably lower investments were recently made towards people in these areas that, in addition to ...read more
Agriculture is a lifeline for millions of Syrians
 - 26/04/2018 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has urged countries attending an international pledging conference for Syria to invest in agriculture as an engine of stabilization and ...read more
Improving the resilience of vulnerable families in Mali and Mauritania
 - 24/04/2018 - Millions of vulnerable families living across the Sahel are exposed to recurrent shocks, exacerbated by climate change, which undermine their fragile food security and nutrition situation. To inform the design of ...read more
Enhancing resilience of crisis-affected families in the Central African Republic
 - 21/04/2018 - Employing the caisses de résilience approach in the Central African Republic, FAO helped to strengthen the social cohesion of vulnerable communities, while improving their food production capacity.Almost 50 000 families ...read more
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