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 - 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
 - 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
 - Reduce the risks of wheat rust diseases causing crop losses and threatening the livelihood of resource-poor farmers. This project was designed and implemented to provide technical ...read more
13/09/2013
 - Cassava production is under threat as two viruses are raging through the fields of small-scale farmers in East and Central Africa. The Regional Cassava Initiative, coordinated ...read more
22/08/2013
 - Cassava production is under threat as two viruses are raging through the fields of small-scale farmers in East and Central Africa. The Regional Cassava Initiative, coordinated ...read more
22/08/2013
 - Spreading from Kenya across the rest of East and Central Africa, the Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease (MLND) is a serious risk to food security in the ...read more
01/07/2013
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