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Cattle disease puts Eastern Europe and Central Asia’s veterinary experts on alert
 - 27/11/2015 - An economically devastating cattle disease has made alarming advances into the Caucasus and nearby countries. To provide the latest information on diagnosis, prevention and control of Lumpy Skin Disease, FAO ...read more

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Julita Bonongwe: hope after the floods in Malawi
 - 15/05/2015 - In rural Phalombe district, Julita Bonongwe, 49, sits in front of a warehouse stocked with foodstuffs. She is one of more than 1.1 million people affected by flooding in southern ...read more
Hope restored to flood-stricken farmers in Mozambique
 - 14/05/2015 - In early January 2015, heavy rains triggered massive flooding in the northern and central areas of Mozambique. An estimated 50 000 people have been displaced and the livelihoods of a ...read more
Recovering from the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone: FAO boosts support to the Holima Agribusiness Centre
 - 13/05/2015 - On 9th May 2015, Dr. Gabriel Rugalema, FAO Representative in Sierra Leone, handed over building materials for the construction of a poultry breeding farm to members of the Holima Agriculture ...read more
Locust control in Madagascar – up to the last breath
 - 04/05/2015 - Late morning on Beravy Plain in Madagascar – the sky is clear, the air is heavy and the grass high and green although it starts drying out, with some sparse ...read more
Reviving agricultural production in areas affected by the Ebola outbreak in Guinea
 - 30/04/2015 - The Government of Guinea, the World Bank and FAO have successfully started their activities aiming at reviving agricultural production and incomes of households affected by the Ebola outbreak. This joint ...read more
Improving Climate Smart Agriculture in Lesotho schools
 - 29/04/2015 - In April and May 2015, FAO Lesotho is conducting trainings on climate-smart agriculture technologies, such as conservation agriculture, home gardening and nutrition, targeting 280 primary and secondary school teachers, from all districts ...read more
FAO Mozambique helps farmers resume food production in Zambézia and Sofala provinces
 - 29/04/2015 - Judite Moreira was one of the first to get the white bag that everyone was waiting to receive this morning at Mocua Resettlement Centre in the District of Namacurra, Zambézia Province. The ...read more
Locust plague in Madagascar – FAO continues to sound the alarm to donors (in FRENCH)
 - 29/04/2015 - En raison de l’urgence de la situation, le Directeur général de l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO), José Graziano da Silva, a répondu favorablement à la requête ...read more
Supporting livelihoods during hard times in South Sudan
 - 27/04/2015 - April is the start of the lean season in the north of South Sudan, and communities are relying on coping strategies to pull through until the next harvest. Last month, ...read more
Pretoria Declaration: For the improvement of Traceability and Livestock Development in Sub-Saharan Africa
 - 23/04/2015 - Sub-Saharan African countries have adopted a declaration on animal identification and recording, a move that is expected to improve food security, livestock genetics and better flock management as well as ...read more