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 -  In the past Earthquake in 2015 Agriculture plays an important role in Nepal’s economy, but the country’s small-scale producers face many challenges. Access to quality inputs, decent roads, irrigation and markets is ...READ MORE
 -  In the past Crisis in the Sahel Faced with the lingering effects of the 2012 food and nutrition crisis in the Sahel, high food prices, recurrent natural disasters, animal disease outbreaks and ...READ MORE
 - Highlights 26 new trainees embarked on the journey to become field epidemiologists – CFETPV 4th cohort 1st module on outbreak investigation. FAO and WHO in China gather partners ...read more
05/04/2017
 - This information fact sheet sets out to show how an SMS Gateway system developed by FAO has been used to improve rural communication, support animal disease ...read more
05/04/2017
 - A resurgent outbreak of a new strain of avian influenza that can be lethal for humans underscores the need for robust and rapid detection and response ...read more
17/03/2017
 - Preventing animal disease and plant pest outbreaks and food safety incidents before they occur is essential to protecting the food chain. Most food chain crises are ...read more
18/01/2017
 - To improve the characterization and surveillance of influenza-related pandemic threats at national and regional levels in livestock populations.
10/11/2016
 - The ground has been broken on a major international initiative to rid the world of Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) - also known as sheep and ...read more
28/10/2016
 - In 2015, drought exacerbated by El Niño ravaged Ethiopia’s highlands and lowlands, resulting in crop failure and wide-scale animal losses. To counter the devastating impact on the vulnerable smallholder farmers ...read more
16/08/2016
 - With this year's main planting season winding down in Ethiopia, there is still a small window of opportunity in September for farmers to plant the last set of ...read more
12/08/2016
 - To contribute to the improvement of livelihoods of vulnerable population in Bangladesh by safeguarding human and animal health as well as improving food security and safety. ...read more
11/07/2016
 - Context The large influx of Syrian refugees into Lebanon - an estimated 1.5 million people- poses a major challenge for the country. Many refugees arrive with a ...read more
17/06/2016
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