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Launch of a cattle vaccination campaign against symptomatic anthrax
 - 20/02/2019 - FAO, in partnership with the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, has launched a cattle vaccination campaign in the provinces of Kwilu and Kwango in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. ...read more

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Thanks to EU funding FAO provides bulls and other livestock to Borno’s youth
 - 13/02/2019 - Youth in Borno – Nigeria’s worst affected northeastern state – have had their livelihoods uprooted due to a decade-long crisis. In response to the overwhelming recovery needs of livestock-based households ...read more
Early action to protect and enhance the livelihoods of drought-affected smallholder farmers in Malawi against the lingering 2018/2019 El Niño event
 - 13/02/2019 - Malawi is among the most climate-fragile countries in the world, ranking 105 out of 113 countries based on the 2016 Global Food Security Index. Agriculture remains the country’s mainstay, largely ...read more
Strengthening resilience in Mali
 - 06/02/2019 - In Mali, many agropastoral households in the central regions – Mopti and Ségou – have suffered from the impact of socio-political crisis in northern Mali. This has triggered tensions among ...read more
FAO and Denmark work together to improve the food security and nutrition in Afghanistan
 - 03/02/2019 - The Kingdom of Denmark through the Royal Danish Embassy in Kabul and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have joined forces to provide emergency assistance to ...read more
New hygiene certification system in poultry hatcheries in Vietnam
 - 31/01/2019 - Policy change requires the support from all levels of stakeholders, starting from the grass-root level to the decision-making authorities. With the financial aid from United States Agency for International Development ...read more
FAO celebrates 40 years in Yemen
 - 24/01/2019 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) celebrates 40 years in Yemen during a workshop to look back at the main highlights of its 2018 programme, including ...read more
FAO and NORCAP work together on famine prevention in Somalia
 - 22/01/2019 - In 2016 and 2017, poor rains and an extended drought once again brought Somalia to the brink of famine, just five years after a similar crisis had claimed the lives ...read more
1 million water cisterns give hope to Sahelian  farmers
 - 17/01/2019 - Efficient and sustainable management of water resources is a priority to improve the resilience of vulnerable communities. The “1 million cisterns for the Sahel” initiative promotes simple and cost-effective rainwater ...read more
Towards developing FAO’s guidance on Animal Health Emergency Operations Centres – first milestone achieved
 - 14/01/2019 - The Emergency Management Centre for Animal Health (EMC-AH) held its first technical working group meeting to produce a framework for establishing Animal Health Emergency Operations Centres (AH-EOC). A project funded ...read more
FAO supports Somalia in signing landmark foreign fishing licence agreement
 - 07/01/2019 - The Federal Republic of Somalia has begun issuing fishing licences to foreign vessels for the first time in over 20 years. Under a Memorandum of Understanding signed with the China ...read more
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