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 - 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 patchy. Natural disasters destroy ...READ MORE
 - 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 plant infestations, many families in ...READ MORE
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is warning countries to step up monitoring, reporting and prevention of one of the world’s most ...read more
17/04/2014
 - To improve food security and promote wealth creation through the progressive control of transboundary animal diseases (TADs) of strategic importance in the Southern African Development Community ...read more
18/03/2014
 - To strengthen the Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD) via the establishment and operations of the Crisis Management Centre – Animal Health (CMC-AH), thereby enhancing ...read more
10/03/2014
 -  At the end of February, new fighting was reported in Malakal town, Upper Nile State, raising concern about further displacement and the conditions of populations in ...read more
10/03/2014
 - FAO says there is no evidence that human patients infected with influenza A(H7N9), a low pathogenic virus in poultry, can transmit the virus to animals, including ...read more
20/02/2014
 - The spread of the H7N9 virus among poultry in live bird markets (LBM) in China's Guangxi Province has significantly increased the risk that it will progressively spread to other ...read more
11/02/2014
 - Population growth, agricultural expansion, and the rise of globe-spanning food supply chains have dramatically altered how diseases emerge, jump species boundaries, and spread, according to an ...read more
16/12/2013
 - Animal health services collapsed in Syria in June 2012. Livestock keepers fleeing the conflict in Syria are entering Lebanon with large numbers of unvaccinated sheep, goats ...read more
07/11/2013
 - This FAO Kenya Newsletter examines our World Food Day activities including the inaugural Media Awards. There are also reports on how sorghum farming is improving livelihoods ...read more
05/11/2013
 - British development agency donates £10 million for humanitarian projects - The United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) is donating £10 million to FAO humanitarian projects ...read more
21/10/2013
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