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 - An outbreak of wheat rust disease in critical wheat-growing regions of Ethiopia is threatening recent crop production gains in parts of the country, following a long ...read more
08/11/2016
 - The ongoing spread of wheat rusts, a group of fungal plant diseases that stymy the production of the staple grain and other crops, is raising concern ...read more
14/04/2016
 - Prévenir et atténuer les effets des crises affectant la sécurité alimentaire dans la région des Grands Lacs ; réduire la gravité de l'impact des maladies de ...read more
01/07/2015
 - FAO and its partners say that a global effort is needed to prevent the rapid spread of the deadly Fusarium wilt disease in bananas, which poses ...read more
26/12/2014
 - A US$4 million project to strengthen controls of food security threats and better manage plant and animal pests and diseases in the Southern African region was ...read more
28/11/2014
 - 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
 - Preventing transboundary diseases and pests and threats to the food chain saves lives, saves livelihoods, and saves money. Prevention includes actions such as vaccination, hygiene, good practices, ...read more
03/02/2014
 - Although the consumption of cassava in northern Uganda reduced during the 20 years of war and displacement, the crop is now back in the diet of ...read more
28/11/2013
 - Cultivated mainly on marginal lands by small-scale farmers, cassava is an inexpensive and essential part of the diet of vulnerable communities across Africa. Millions of people ...read more
10/10/2013
 - The future of cassava, one of Africa’s most promising and climate-resilient crops, may be under threat if efforts to renew the fight against diseases affecting the ...read more
16/09/2013
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