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 - The Crisis Management Centre for Animal Health (CMC-AH) is the lead facility of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for animal disease emergency response. The CMC-AH unites the extensive technical and operational expertise of FAO’s Animal Health Service and FAO’s Emergency Operations and Rehabilitation Division with ...read more
01/05/2008
 - Percy Hurtado Navarro is the President of the rural community of Santo Domingo, affiliated with more than livestock 70 farmers. He coordinates with local institutions, authorities, water commissions and international humanitarian agencies in order to rehabilitate the irrigation infrastructures damaged by the earthquake that affected Peru, on 15 August 2007. ...read more
20/03/2008
 - Antes del terremoto las condiciones en las que trabajaban los pescadores de Pisco eran precarias. En una embarcación de cinco tripulantes, los buzos a todo pulmón y ayudados de una precaria manguera se sumergían hasta lo más profundo para extraer mariscos. Muchos de ellos son informales, lo que genera que ...read more
10/03/2008
 - Apenas pesan entre 1.5 y 3 kilos, pero su carne es una de las más nutritivas de todo el mundo. El cuy es considerado un animal de excelente calidad, alto valor biológico, con elevado contenido de proteína y bajo contenido de grasa en comparación con otras carnes. Es por eso ...read more
10/03/2008
 - Wheat, grown on more than 200 million hectares of land worldwide, is a source of food and livelihoods for over one billion people in developing countries. This important commodity has been greatly affected by recent soaring food prices. Wheat prices have doubled in the last year, largely as a result ...read more
10/03/2008
 - La FAO, desde agosto de 2007, apoya la reconstitución de los medios de producción agropecuarios y pesqueros en las zonas afectadas por el sismo en el Perú, asistiendo a más de 7000 familias campesinas y pescadores artesanales afectados por el terremoto en 98 distritos de los departamentos de Lima, Ica, ...read more
03/03/2008
 - Con su hijo a cuestas y acompañada de su perro, Elizabeth Mávila viene a empadronarse a la Municipalidad de Ticrapo en el departamento de Huancavelica, en Perú. Tiene dos hectáreas de tierra y ha venido a recibir semilla de cebada, arveja y avena para sembrar. En el municipio vienen entregando ...read more
11/02/2008
 - The purpose of this document1 is to provide FAO’s past, current and prospective new donors with a brief update of FAO’s emergency programme in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPR Korea) during the past 12 months and to request financial support for up to eight operations being initiated as ...read more
07/01/2008
 - Total funding required: US$24 592 550 Proposals included in this document: Rapid Response Fund to assist farmers affected by natural and human-made disasters; Rapid Response Fund to assist stockbreeders af fected by natural and human-made disasters; Assistance for the rehabilitation of f looded areas and sustainable livelihood recovery for food insecure populations in the ...read more
01/01/2008
 - Total funding requested: USD 7 335 000 Proposals included in this document: Agriculture sector coordination and food security monitoring Protection of farmers’ livelihoods in the Jordan Valley through emergency agricultural interventions Emergency support to needy fishers in Gaza Strip to restore their fishing activities Emergency support to small ruminant (sheep and goats) farmers in the ...read more
19/11/2007