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 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - The majority of Bolivians relies on the agriculture sector for their livelihoods; however about 85 percent of farmers can only produce at subsistence levels and 40 percent of the population ...READ MORE
 - Concerns over the spread of high impact transboundary animal diseases are mounting in Lebanon and neighbouring countries as some of the 1.5 million refugees fleeing the ...read more
09/04/2015
 - Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is a highly contagious disease of sheep and goats caused by a Morbillivirus closely related to rinderpest virus and is considered ...read more
08/04/2015
 - Since the Syrian conflict, the spread of trans-border animal diseases has become a major problem. Bruno Minjauw is FAO’S ‎Resilience and Liaison officer in Lebanon. He ...read more
08/04/2015
 - High-level authorities from 15 countries pledged on Thursday to collaborate on a global plan to wipe out forever the devastating animal disease known as ‘Peste des ...read more
02/04/2015
 - Peste des petits ruminants (PPR), a highly contagious viral disease affecting sheep and goats, causes a staggering USD 1.45 billion to USD 2.1 billion in losses ...read more
01/04/2015
 - The world can definitively stamp out a plague that devastates sheep and goats, freeing hundreds of millions of rural families from one of the major risks ...read more
31/03/2015
 - Situation Overview The political crisis in South Sudan has resulted in massive fighting among rival military and tribal groups since December 2013. This situation has caused countrywide ...read more
30/03/2015
 - An investigation on livestock disease transmission was conducted in Nimule, South Sudan, in February 2015. A team of livestock experts from FAO and the Government of ...read more
06/03/2015
 - Two joint projects just signed by the Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Rangelands (MoLFR) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will ...read more
23/02/2015
 - To generate wealth and create employment at the producer community level, as well as support capacity building and rural infrastructure development and management.
16/02/2015
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