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 -  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
 - Lewis Hove, FAO Reprensentative in South Africa, speaks about the fall armyworm outbreak in Southern Africa at PowerFM radio.
09/02/2017
 - A fall armyworm outbreak, the first emergence of the pest in southern Africa, is causing considerable crop damage in some countries. If the pest damage aggravates, ...read more
03/02/2017
 - 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
 - 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
 - This good practice fact sheet aims to share the experience and technology behind eLocust3, a highly effective data recording and transmission system for crop pest monitoring. ...read more
28/09/2016
 - To restore local livelihoods and improve food security and nutrition by equipping small-scale coconut farming households (while supporting Government partners at varying levels) with relevant capacity ...read more
04/03/2016
 - Several species of Tephritidae have a greater impact on global agricultural horticulture trade than almost any other pest. The Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in ...read more
22/05/2015
 - The Desert Locust (Schistocerca gregaria) is considered the most dangerous of all migratory pest species in the world. It threatens people’s livelihoods, food security, the environment ...read more
11/02/2015
 - In the period April to June 2014, 260 teachers from primary and secondary schools from all ten districts of Lesotho participated in training on Conservation Agriculture ...read more
14/07/2014
 - In Madagascar, locust swarms are threatening the livelihoods and food security of 13 million people. That's about 60% of the island's population. Our report explores the ...read more
19/05/2014
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