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 - As predictions for El Niño reach 83 percent, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has begun preparing for its potential impact on the ...read more
21/11/2018
 - 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 ...read more
26/04/2018
 - The occurrence of transboundary animal diseases - especially those that can be transmitted to human beings from animals - poses grave socio-economic consequences for Southern Africa. They affect ...read more
16/08/2017
 - Preliminary assessments, conducted between mid-February and end of April 2017, have shown that approximately 356 000 hectares of crops were affected by the fall armyworm infestation ...read more
26/05/2017
 - Lewis Hove, FAO Reprensentative in South Africa, speaks about the fall armyworm outbreak in Southern Africa at PowerFM radio.
09/02/2017
 - A fall armyworm outbreak, the first emergence of the pest in southern Africa, is causing considerable crop damage in some countries. If the pest damage aggravates, ...read more
03/02/2017
 - The livestock industry is one of the fastest growing sectors of the agricultural economy, contributing approximately 40 percent of the global value of agricultural production. Most ...read more
29/11/2016
 - Situation overview The 2015/16 agricultural season in Southern Africa was the driest in 35 years. In a region where over 70 percent of the population is dependent ...read more
30/10/2016
 - Situation overview The 2015/16 agricultural season in Southern Africa was the driest in 35 years. In a region where over 70 percent of the population is dependent ...read more
12/09/2016
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