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FAO warns of fruit bat risk in West African Ebola epidemic
 - 21/07/2014 - Increased efforts are needed to improve awareness among rural communities in West Africa about the risks of contracting the Ebola virus from eating certain wildlife species including fruit bats, FAO ...read more

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Bangladesh: agricultural sector devastated in cyclone-hit areas
 - 23/11/2007 - The agriculture, livestock and fisheries sectors in southern Bangladesh have suffered enormous losses and large-scale assistance is urgently needed to address the damage caused by Cyclone Sidr, FAO said today. The ...read more
Drought and HIV/AIDS: a double fight in Lesotho
 - 15/11/2007 - Lesotho faced in 2006/2007 the worst drought in 30 years. As a consequence, most people failed to harvest anything from their fields. In addition to drought, Lesotho has a huge ...read more
FAO rural markets offer hope to farmers in drought-stricken Lesotho
 - 19/10/2007 - Julius Ncheche has seen many things in his 68 years, but he can’t remember such a terrible drought as the one which blighted Lesotho’s most recent harvest. The drought was ...read more
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